Clute is a city in Brazoria County, Texas, within the Brazosport metropolitan area. 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 (29.026060, -95.394539).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.6 square miles (15 km2), of which, 5.3 square miles (14 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (5.14%) is water.