Other cities in the 979 area code include: Clute, El Campo, La Grange, Wharton, Schulenburg, Giddings, Columbus, Hempstead, Sealy, Caldwell, Lake Jackson, Garwood, Weimar, Brazoria, Bellville, Eagle Lake, Wallis, Hearne, Dime Box, Sweeny, Franklin, Lexington, Fayetteville, Somerville, Damon, West Columbia, Boling, East Bernard, Carmine, West Point, Needville, Wadsworth, Calvert, Burton, Round Top, Louise, College Station, Danbury, Beasley, Bleiblerville, New Ulm, Moulton, Muldoon, and Industry.
Bryan is a city in Brazos County, Texas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 76,201. It is the county seat of Brazos County and is located in the heart of the Brazos Valley (southeast Central Texas). It borders the city of College Station, which lies to its south. Together they are referred to as the Bryan–College Station metropolitan area, the sixteenth largest metropolitan area in Texas, containing around 190,000 people.
Angleton is a city in and the county seat of Brazoria County, Texas, United States, within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area. Angleton lies at the intersection of State Highway 288, State Highway 35, and the Union Pacific Railroad. The population was 18,862 at the 2010 census. Angleton is in the 14th congressional district, and is represented by Republican Congressman Randy Weber.
Freeport is a city in Brazoria County, Texas, United States, located on the Gulf of Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 12,049, down from 12,708 in 2000.
The 979 area code lies within the Central Daylight Time Zone (or CDT). The current time in Central Daylight Time is 7:57 PM on May 24, 2022.