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Anderson is a city in Grimes County, Texas, United States. The population was 222 as of the 2010 census. It is the county seat. The city and its surroundings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Anderson Historic District.The town is named for Kenneth Lewis Anderson, a vice-president of the Republic of Texas who died here at the Fanthorp Inn in 1845.GeographyAnderson is located south of center of Grimes County at . Texas State Highway 90 passes through the city, leading north 7mi to Roans Prairie and southwest 9mi to Navasota, the largest city in Grimes County. College Station is to the northwest, and Houston is to the southeast.According to the United States Census Bureau, Anderson has a total area of 1.3km2, all of it land.ClimateThe climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Anderson has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.Anderson is in Texas. Add Anderson and other destinations to your itinerary using our United States tour itinerary maker tool, and learn about what to see, what to do, and where to stay.
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