ALLIGATOR POINT. Alligator Point, a narrow promontory at the western end of the small island formed by the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway across from Galveston Island (at 29°10' N, 95°07' W), is eighteen miles southeast of Angleton in extreme east central Brazoria County. The point consists of grass-covered sand dunes.
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