Category:Unincorporated communities in Harris County, Texas
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The following 37 pages are in this category, out of 37 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 37 pages are in this category, out of 37 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. East Aldine, Texas – East Aldine is a state management district in Harris County, Texas, United States, mostly in unincorporated areas with some territory in the City of Houston. The East Aldine Improvement District, also known as the Aldine Management District, portions of the district coincide with the boundaries of the Aldine census-designated place. One park owned by the City of Houston within the East Aldine district, the plan is based on a 1998 study by the Harris County Community Development Department that identified the aforementioned issues as matters of precedence of the community and its residents. As of May 2015, public meetings are ongoing to present the project to area citizens, a 2010 census concluded just over 49,000 people resided in the district, with a projected 52,500 residents in 2015. The census showed that the population was 49. 3% white,9. 8% black,1. 1% Asian, and 39. 8% other ethnicities, with 77. 8% being of Hispanic origin. The East Aldine Management District, headquartered at 5333 Aldine Mail Route, the district is governed by a volunteer board of directors, consisting of nine members serving staggered four-year terms. Almost half of Aldine residents use water wells and septic systems as their main source of water. After a study in 2004 revealed the financial need for water- and sewer-based improvements in the districts amounting to over $200 million and these improvements would provide approximately 2,500 more homes and several hundred businesses with safer, more dependable sewer and water facilities. Areas within the Aldine CDP are served by Aldine Fire & Rescue, Emergency medical services are provided by Harris County Emergency Services District #1, also known as HCESD-1. Most of East Aldine is in Harris County precinct 2, while portions are in County Precinct 1. Harris County Hospital District operates the Aldine Health Center at 4755 Aldine Mail Route in the district, the community is served by Harris County Sheriffs Office District II Patrol, headquartered from the Humble Substation at 7900 Will Clayton Parkway in Humble. The Aldine Community Storefront is located at 5333 Aldine Mail Route in the district, metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas provides public transportation. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is in proximity to East Aldine, almost all residents are located in the Aldine Independent School District, which is headquartered in East Aldine. PreK Centers within East Aldine include, Hinojosa EC/PK, Elementary schools within East Aldine include, Calvert Elementary, Johnson Elementary School, Oleson Elementary School, Raymond Academy, Stephens Elementary School, and Worsham Elementary School. Intermediate schools within East Aldine include, Eckert Intermediate School and Reed Academy, Middle schools within East Aldine include, Aldine Middle School, Grantham Academy, and Hambrick Middle School. Middle schools serving sections of East Aldine include Aldine in East Aldine, Grantham Academy in East Aldine and Aldine CDP, High schools serving East Aldine include MacArthur in East Aldine, and Nimitz outside of East Aldine. The Lane School, a special K-12 school, and the Wilmer T. Hall Center for Education, there are a few residents in the Houston Independent School District. Some areas are zoned to Scarborough Elementary School, and some areas are zoned to Barrick Elementary School, all of the portion in Houston ISD is zoned to Patrick Henry Middle School, and Sam Houston High School
2. Cypress, Texas – Cypress is an unincorporated community of Harris County, Texas, United States located completely inside the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston. The Cypress area is located along U. S. Highway 290 approximately twenty-five miles northwest of Downtown Houston, the Cypress urban cluster ranks 50th in the top 100 highest-income urban areas in the United States. Large scale residential and commercial development beginning in the 1980s transformed the rural area into one of the Houston areas largest suburban communities. The recent find of a San Patrice projectile point at the Dimond Knoll site nearby on Cypress Creek attests to a presence in the area by 7500 BC. General Sam Houston and his Texas Army camped in the area on March 22,1836 on the way to Harrisburg, the area remained mostly rural until the early 1990s when developers began construction of several master-planned communities. The CHS organization holds regular events aimed at exposing Cypress residents to the historical and cultural foundation upon which the area was built, Cypress is located at 29°59′40″N 95°40′3″W, near the intersection of US Highway 290 and Spring-Cypress Road. Cypress is located within the Cypress Creek and Little Cypress Creek watershed, Cypress has two distinct geographic profiles separated by Highway 290. The area northeast of US290 is forested and thickly wooded, while the area southwest of 290 is predominately ranch land and grassy prairie dotted with brush, Live oaks. Cypress falls under the jurisdiction of Harris County Precincts 3 and 4, major arteries include Highway 290 to the South and State Highway 249 to the East. The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers, according to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Cypress has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated Cfa on climate maps. As of the 2010 US Census, there were approximately 122,803 people,39,705 households, there were 41,761 housing units for a total occupancy rate of 95. 1% at an average density of 1,357.6 per square mile. The 77429 Zip Code is one of the most affluent zip codes in Harris County, the Cypress urban cluster ranks 50th in the top 100 highest-income urban areas in the United States. 22% of the population was Hispanic or Latino of any race, there are three major hospitals in the Cypress area, North Cypress Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital, and Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital. The area of Cypress is served by two fire departments, Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department and Cypress Creek VFD. The Cy-Fair VFD is the largest volunteer department in the United States with 12 stations. It is also assisted by the city of Jersey Village in its fire suppression activities, the United States Postal Service operates the Cypress Post Office at 16635 Spring Cypress Road. Cypress is home to Tin Hall, formerly one of the oldest continually operating Dance Halls in Texas and it ran from 1889 to 2015, when it was closed. Cypress is home to The Berry Center, an $80 million multi-use complex owned by Cy-Fair ISD, the Berry Center features a football stadium, basketball arena, conference center, auditorium, multimedia production, and catering facility
3. Howellville, Texas – Howellville or Howell is an unincorporated community in Harris County, Texas, United States, which has been absorbed by Greater Houston. The site is located at the intersection of Alief Clodine Road and Sugar Land Howell Road on the west side of Houston, there are no road signs identifying the place. The community began as a stop on a line that no longer exists. Howellville is located on Alief Clodine Road,0.6 miles east of Texas State Highway 6, the Westpark Tollway is on the north side and parallel with east-west running Alief Clodine Road. ODonnell Middle School in Alief Independent School District is located on the southeast corner of the Alief Clodine Road, the southwest corner is occupied by the Park Village Apartments. Hearne Elementary School is one block south of ODonnell School, a few manufacturing businesses are located a short distance to the northeast on the north side of the tollway. An artificial lake, which is part of Brays Bayou, can be seen about 400 yards to the north, the name Howell is preserved in two local roads. Sugar Land Howell Road begins at the site and extends south 2.8 miles to Old Richmond Road in Fort Bend County, SH6 is also called Addicks Howell Road through the area and almost as far north as Interstate 10 at the site of Addicks. T. E. Howell founded a town about 10 miles southwest of Houston which became a stop on the railroad, a 1919 USGS map identified the site as Howell on the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway. The settlement had a post office from 1920 to 1934, with the help of a drainage program, the land supported dairy farming and the raising of corn and rice. A population of around 36 persons lived in the area from the 1920s to the 1990s, a 1955 USGS map named the community Howellville and situated it on the Texas and New Orleans Railroad. The 1982 USGS map identified the location as Howellville on the Southern Pacific Railroad, the Westpark Tollway was built on the Southern Pacific Railroad right-of-way after the land was sold to the Harris County Toll Road Authority
4. Klein, Texas – Klein is an unincorporated community in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of Houston within north Harris County, Texas, United States, bordering on Houston to the south and Tomball to the north. It includes the area of Klein ISD. Residents of the zip codes 77379,77389 and 77391 can use Klein as their postal city and it is named after Adam Klein, a German immigrant whose best-known great-great-grandson is singer Lyle Lovett. The Klein Volunteer Fire Department, headquartered at 16810 Sqyures and operate with seven fire stations, KVFD stations in areas with Klein postal addresses. Klein FD is funded by Harris County ESD16, Klein FD is operated under a Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief,2 District Chiefs and 3 Safety Officers. Station 31 at 18337 Stuebner-Airline Road, Engine 31, Tower 31, Tanker 31. Reserve Engine 39 Station 32 is at Gladebrook and West FM1960, Engine 32, Ladder 32, Utility 32 Station 33 at 9755 Landry Boulevard Engine 33, Rescue 33, Tanker 33 Station 34 at 16810 Squyres Road. Engine 34, Rescue 34, Squad 34, Reserve Engine 38 Station 35 at Boudreaux near Miramar Lake Blvd, Engine 35, Rehab 35, Booster 35 Station 36 at N. Eldridge Parkway at North Point Blvd. Engine 36, Ladder 36, Booster 36 Station 37 at 5518 Winding Ridge Drive, Engine 37, Equipment 37, Utility 37 Klein is within Harris County Precinct 4. As of 2015, R. Jack Cagle is the Precinct 4 County Commissioner, the community is served by the Harris County Sheriffs Office District I Patrol, headquartered from the Cypresswood Substation at 6831 Cypresswood Drive. Representative for the 2nd Congressional District serving Klein, Texas, state Representative Debbie Riddle represents the 150th legislative district. The United States Postal Service operates the Klein Post Office at 7717 Louetta Road, the Klein community is primarily served by the Klein Independent School District, established by the Texas Legislature in 1977. The Klein ISD area joined the North Harris Montgomery Community College District in 1998, according to the 2000 Census,45,986 people live in the zip code that encompasses Klein. The racial makeup of the town was 61.3 percent White,29.4 percent Black,0.6 percent Native American,4.8 percent Asian,0.1 percent Pacific Islander,3.8 percent from other races. Persons of Hispanic origin, regardless of race, accounted for 8.9 percent of the population, about 5. 7% of families live below the poverty line. Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner operates the 7-acre Klein Park, the park has four lighted athletic ball fields and toilet facilities. Meyer Park, a 40-acre park, which stradles Cypresswood Road has 38 multiple-sized soccer fields for different age groups, the park also has 4 baseball fields, a playground, a dog park, toilet facilities, and pavilions
5. Cimarron, Texas – Cimarron is an unincorporated community in Harris County, Texas, United States. It lies 40 km west of the heart of Houston, and 6 km SE of Katy, construction of the subdivision began in 1975, when the Homeowner association was incorporated, and the first house was constructed. The final house in the area was completed shortly after 1990. Home values in the subdivision remained stable through the oil bust of the mid-1980s, local realtor Veronica Mullenix said of this tendency, “I think it’s pride of ownership more than anything else. Cimarron is in the Katy Independent School District, residents are zoned to Cimarron Elementary School, West Memorial Junior High School, and Katy High School. The subdivision maintains a complex for its residents, which includes a clubhouse, a playground, a swimming pool
6. Remington Ranch, Texas – Remington Ranch is a master planned community located in unincorporated Harris County, Texas. The development, with 2,100 single-family houses, is located between Interstate 45 and the Hardy Toll Road and it is north of Greenspoint Mall and in proximity to George Bush Intercontinental Airport. In 2003 Dickson Partners, a Houston developer, purchased a 510-acre plot of land from Houston investors, the majority of the purchased land belonged to three families from Houston who, since the 1950s, had owned the land. Dickson intended to develop a new community on that site, as of 2003 the houses were expected to be priced below $200,000. The price range of the houses was planned to be from the $80, 000s to the $180, KB Home, one developer, bought 143 acres from Dickson and planned to develop 900 houses priced from $80,000 to $130,000. The remaining single family acreage was to be developed by Newmark Homes, two separate parcels of land, with a total of 51 acres of land, were to be used for commercial and other non-single family uses. Edminster Hinshaw Russ & Associates provided Remington Ranchs land planning and engineering, in 2003 the company was negotiating with the school district in regards to the possibility of selling land for the development of a future elementary or middle school. Powell also cited the location in the Spring Independent School District as a factor in purchasing the land, house construction was scheduled to begin in June 2004. Housing sales began in April 2004, the $65 million Remington Ranch development was scheduled to be sold out by 2008. By 2006 the homes offered were priced from the $80, 000s to the $150, by 2008 K. Hovanian Homes became a house builder in Remington Ranch. By 2009 Remington Ranch had a high foreclosure rate, the development was scheduled to include a recreation center with an Olympic-sized swimming pool and a playground area. The plans also included the establishment of neighborhood parks, the development also has a splash park and a barbecue area. Remington Ranch is zoned to the Spring Independent School District, most residents are zoned to Milton Cooper Elementary School, while some are zoned to R. J. All residents are zoned to Bammel Middle School and Dekaney High School, when Remington Ranch first opened, it was zoned to Clark Primary and Elementary School and Westfield High School. The community was rezoned to Dekaney after Dekaneys opening in August 2007, hoyland was completed in the summer of 2009. Students have the option to attend Carl Wunsche Sr, High School, a career academy in the district, instead of their home school
7. Dyersdale, Texas – Dyersdale is an Unincorporated community in Harris County, Texas, United States. The name originates from Clement C, dyer, one of the Old Three Hundred of Stephen F. Austins colonists. A post office opened in 1913, in 1914 the community, with 250 residents, had a lumber company. The post office closed in 1917, an oilfield opened in the mid-1930s. In 1936 the community had scattered residences and a school, by 1946 the oilfield was still in production. In the 1980s Dyersdale had a railroad station, a church. Dyersdale is zoned to schools in the Houston Independent School District, until July 1,2013 it had been zoned to schools in the North Forest Independent School District. North Forest High School is the zoned high school. By 1936 the William G. Smiley School had been established, Dyersdale, Texas from the Handbook of Texas Online
8. Lynchburg, Texas – Lynchburg is an Unincorporated community in east central Harris County, Texas, United States. The community is known as Lynchs Ferry. In 1822, Nathaniel Lynch built a ferry to cross the San Jacinto River just below where Buffalo Bayou flows into it, the ferry connected what would become the community of Lynchburg, on the east side of the crossing with the road to Harrisburg. At the western landing is the location of the San Jacinto Battlefield where Texan forces under Sam Houston defeated Antonio López de Santa Annas Mexican forces in 1836, Deer Park Independent School District operates schools in the area. Zoned schools include, Deer Park Elementary School Deer Park Junior High School Deer Park High School Lynchburg, Texas from the Handbook of Texas Online
9. Northcliffe Manor, Texas – For Northcliffe, Texas, see Northcliffe Northcliffe Manor is a neighborhood in unincorporated northwest Harris County, Texas, United States. The neighborhood is located near Beltway 8, and Veterans Memorial Dr. east of Greenspoint, southeast of Willowbrook, the subdivision is located one mile from the Houston city limits and has a Houston mailing address. The subdivisions primary road is Antoine Dr and separates Northcliffe Manor into North and South, northcliff Manor is mostly a Hispanic community. The neighborhood is within the Harris County Sheriffs Office jurisdiction, students living in Northcliffe Manor are zoned to the Klein Independent School District. Residents are zoned to Kaiser Elementary School, Wunderlich Intermediate School, and Klein Forest High School
10. Hockley, Texas – The community serves as the main hub for railway traffic serving Houston, Austin, and many parts of central Texas. The Southern Pacific rail line is one of the major employers. The community is surrounded by farms and cattle ranches. George Washington Hockley established Hockley in 1835, in 1906, a salt dome was discovered near Hockley and mined, especially for sulfur. In September 2008 Hewlett-Packard acquired 97 acres of land near Hockley in a proposed 389-acre industrial park planned by John Beeson of Beeson Properties and it paid an undisclosed sum to Beeson and Hourani, the lands previous owners. Hockley is located in Harris County Precinct 3, as of 2008 Steve Radack serves as the head of the precinct, the United States Postal Service operates the Hockley Post Office at 17210 Warren Ranch Road. The county operates the Hockley Community Center at 28515 Old Washington Road, in 1982 the county bought 24 acres of land for a maintenance center and a community center. Bob Eckels, then the commissioner of Precinct 3, got a grant from the U. S. Department of Housing, hermes Reed Hindman – Architects, Inc. developed the building and AIA Engineers and Contractors, Inc. served as the contractor. The county operates Hockley Park at 28515 Old Washington Road at the community center site, Hockley is within the Waller Independent School District. Schools serving Hockley include, Waller High School Waller Junior High School Wayne C, schultz Junior High Roberts Road Elementary School Rosehill Christian School now located in the Rose Hill area, was first founded in Hockley in 1989. Hockley is home to eight-time World Champion Calf Roper, Fred Whitfield and he is the first African-American to win the World Championship and was also named the PRCA All Around Champion in 1999. It is also the location of legendary racecar driver A. J. Foyts ranch, Hockley, Texas from the Handbook of Texas Online
11. Barrett, Texas – Barrett, also named Barrett Station, is a census-designated place in Harris County, Texas, United States. The population was 3,199 at the 2010 census and it was founded in 1889 by Harrison Barrett, a former slave. Barrett is located at 29°52′19″N 95°3′43″W, according to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.5 square miles, of which 6.5 square miles is land and 0.1 square miles, or 0. 92%, is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 2,872 people,946 households, the population density was 442.8 people per square mile. There were 1,034 housing units at a density of 159.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the CDP was 86. 56% African American,8. 64% White,2. 89% from other races, hispanic or Latino of any race were 6. 16% of the population. 18. 7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7. 1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older, the average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.46. In the CDP, the population was out with 29. 8% under the age of 18,8. 7% from 18 to 24,27. 6% from 25 to 44,23. 0% from 45 to 64. The median age was 34 years, for every 100 females there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males, the median income for a household in the CDP was $31,343, and the median income for a family was $35,074. Males had an income of $32,250 versus $20,781 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,333, about 23. 1% of families and 23. 7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17. 4% of those under age 18 and 33. 6% of those age 65 or over. Barrett residents are zoned to the Crosby Independent School District
12. Sheldon, Texas – Sheldon is an unincorporated community in northeastern Harris County, Texas, United States located completely inside the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston. The Sheldon area is located along Beltway 8 and US Highway 90 approximately twelve miles northeast of Downtown Houston, since the 1950s, the population growth of Sheldon has grown to extend past the statistical census-designated place boundary originally delineated by the United States Census Bureau. The local understanding of the area is that it corresponds to that of boundary of the Sheldon Independent School District, the population for the area within the CDP was 1,990 at the 2010 census. Zip codes that correspond to the Sheldon area include 77049 and 77044, Sheldon opened in the 1850s and served as a retail marketing point for agricultural goods and lumber from an area on the San Jacinto River. Its name originated from Henry K. Sheldon, who was a stockholder in a railroad company, in 1887 a post office opened. In 1896 Sheldon had 50 residents and a store and a grocer. In the 1940s it had 150 residents and ten businesses, in the 1950s Sheldon had 200 residents. In 1955 the post office closed, in 1980 Sheldon had 1,665 residents. In 1990 it had 1,653 residents, in 2000 it had 1,831 residents. In a 10-year period before 2011, the population increased by 46%, Sheldon is located at 29°51′38″N 95°8′2″W in northeastern Harris County. The area is within the watersheds of Greens Bayou, Carpenters Bayou, the boundary is unofficially known as corresponding to that of Sheldon Independent School District which is geographically bound by Greens Bayou on the west and the San Jacinto River on the east. The northern border is the shore of Lake Houston and the south boundary runs about a mile south of the Crosby Freeway. Sheldon has a mostly wooded geographic profile with some grassy prairies, the area is also home to Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center which has a variety of land and water fauna. The majority of Sheldon falls under the jurisdiction of Harris County Commissioner Precinct 1 with a portion in Precinct 2. Major arteries in the area include Beltway 8 and US Highway 90, the climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Sheldon has a subtropical climate. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,831 people,546 households, the population density was 709.0 people per square mile. There were 600 housing units at a density of 232.3 per square mile