Classic Car Appraisal Services in Fresno, Texas
If you are like us, you love your car. You have probably spent countless hours and dollars making it everything you have always dreamed of. We, like you, enjoy being around car people, and more importantly cars themselves.
Although car people love to spend time and money on their cars, they all too often forget to properly value their car for insurance purposes. Dollar after dollar goes in, but never gets properly documented so that if a catastrophic event strikes, the real cost of putting the car back together gets paid by the insurance company. As collector car owners ourselves, we understand the importance of our product first hand. Fill out the form on the right to get started on your on-site Fresno car appraisal.
Facts about Fresno
Fresno is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Fort Bend County, Texas, United States. The population was 19,069 at the 2010 census, up from 6,603 at the 2000 census.
Fresno is located in the extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ) of Houston, which is the fourth largest city in the nation in population. Fresno is bordered by Houston to the north, the suburban Fort Bend County cities of Missouri City to the west and northwest, Arcola to the south and southwest, and the Brazoria County city of Pearland to the east.
A settler from Fresno, California, reportedly chose the name. The town is on land patented in 1880 once surrounded by cotton plantations. Fresno acquired a post office in 1910. In 1914 it had a telephone connection, a general store, a hardware store, and a population of 32. By 1933 the town had only ten inhabitants and one business. In 1936 it had three rows of dwellings on both sides of a paved highway (old Hwy 288, present day FM 521) and was served by the International-Great Northern Railroad. By 1946 the population had risen to 100, a level maintained throughout the 1960s. In 1970 the figure had increased to 120; two years later it had grown to 161. During the 1970s and 1980s the population of Fresno increased more rapidly as the area was affected by growth of Houston.
Fresno is located in eastern Fort Bend County. The eastern edge of Fresno is the Brazoria County line. Downtown Houston is 17 miles (27 km) to the north, the center of Missouri City is 11 miles (18 km) to the northwest, the center of Pearland is 11 miles (18 km) to the east, and Manvel is 9 miles (14 km) to the southeast.
Government and infrastructure
The United States Postal Service operates the Fresno Post Office at 2723 Farm to Market Road 521. The Postal Service recently broke ground for a new 7,200 sq ft (670 m2) post office to be located in the front entrance of the Teal Run neighborhood. this new facility will replace the aging and out of date post office currently located on FM 521, and will be adjacent to the Teal Run Exxon and Jack in the Box restaurant. This new facility was opened October 2009.