Hillcrest is a small unincorporated community located in Brazoria County, Texas, United States. It is situated approximately 12 miles east of Angleton and about 50 miles south of Houston. The community is located near the intersection of County Road 190 and County Road 523.
As an unincorporated community, Hillcrest does not have a local government or a city hall. Instead, it is governed by Brazoria County and residents are served by the county government for services such as law enforcement, road maintenance, and public schools.
The population of Hillcrest is not officially recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau, but it is estimated to be around 500 residents. The community is predominantly white, and the primary industries include agriculture, ranching, and oil and gas production.
Nearby attractions and points of interest include the Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge, which offers opportunities for birdwatching, hiking, and wildlife viewing, as well as the Quintana Beach County Park, which is a popular spot for swimming, fishing, and camping.