Clute is a city in Brazoria County, Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the city population was 10,424. The city gained some fame with the discovery of a fossilized mammoth named Asiel. There is now a restaurant/museum of the same name to honor this discovery.
Clute is located at 29°1′34″N 95°23′40″W / 29.02611°N 95.39444°W / 29.02611; -95.39444 (29.026060, -95.394539).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.6 square miles (14.6 km²), of which, 5.3 square miles (13.9 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it (5.14%) is water.