Houston, TX Communities

Conroe

Conroe

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Conroe is a city in Texas, United States. It is the seat of Montgomery County and a principal city in the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area.

The city supports several arts organizations, including the Greater Conroe Arts Alliance. The Alliance is a network of multiple arts groups in the city such as the Conroe Symphony, the Conroe Art League, and the Montgomery County Choral Society. The Alliance also sponsors, along with the state of Texas, the Young Texas Artists Music Competition.

The city contains multiple parks that pay tribute to the area's history. The Heritage Museum of Montgomery County, in Candy Cane Park, maintains artifacts of Montgomery County's early settlers.  The Lone Star Monument and Historical Flag Park, next to the Montgomery County central library, pay tribute to the flags that flew over Texas. The flags are positioned in a circle around the park, with a statue of a Texian in the center. Each flag comes with a plaque that describes its connection to Texas history.  At the park's entrance is a statue of Charles B. Stewart, who is claimed to have designed the lone star flag.

The Woodlands

The Woodlands

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The Woodlands is a master planned community and census-designated place in the U.S. state of Texas in the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area. It is primarily located in Montgomery County, with portions extending into Harris County.


The Woodlands offers many entertainment venues including two movie theaters, over 150 restaurants, a publicly accessible waterway, dancing waterfalls with music, and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, summer home of the Houston Symphony and catering for many large acts (rock bands to classical). 

The city is also home to a renowned community concert band officially known as "The Woodlands Concert Band". The band was established in 2001 and is currently the host of the Bayou City Community Band Festival. They perform annually at the Independence Day celebration at Market Street. Current membership of the band range from 75 to 85, made up of both amateur and professional musicians. Repertoire for the ensemble includes Classical, Patriotic, and Contemporary.

Willis

Willis

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Willis is a city in Montgomery County, located eight miles north of Conroe in north central Montgomery County.


The central portion of Lake Conroe is located a few miles west of Willis.

Sam Houston National Forest is located several miles west, north, and east of Willis.

Spring

Spring

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Spring is a census-designated place within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of Houston in Harris County, Texas, United States, part of the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area.


Harris County Precinct 4 operates parks in the Spring CDP; Southwell Park, Bayer Park, Pundt Park, and Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens.The facility includes the Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library, an endangered species garden with a beaver pond, a canoe launch, picnic areas, a playground for children aged 6 through 12, a tea house, a trail, and a visitor center.

The Cypresswood Golf club leases the land from Harris County and maintains the facilities.

A water park called Six Flags Hurricane Harbor SplashTown is located in Spring. Old Town Spring is a popular shopping area in Spring.

Porter

Porter

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Porter is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County in southeastern Texas within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area.

As an unincorporated community, Porter does not have officially defined geographical boundaries. Instead, the area is unofficially defined by its zip code of 77365 due to the presence of a post office by that name in the area. There are no incorporated municipalities within this zip code, with the census designated place of Porter Heights also having no official status beyond its use for census purposes. New Caney Independent School District, which encompasses the unincorporated communities of both Porter and New Caney, defines for the purposes of its attendance zones the entire zip code of 77365 as representing the entire "city" of Porter.

Porter's most famous resident has probably been Robert L. Crippen, who later became a National Aeronautics and Space Administration astronaut in 1969 and was pilot for the space shuttle Columbia in 1981. 

Kingwood

Kingwood

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Kingwood is a master-planned community located in northeast Houston. The majority of the community is located in Harris County with a small portion in Montgomery County. Known as the "Livable Forest," it is the largest master-planned community in Harris County and second-largest within the 10-county Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area. 


Kingwood has over 500 acres of nature preserves and parks, and it has over 75 miles of hike and bicycle trails. The parks and trails are owned by the Kingwood community.

The area is also home to Kingwood Park, operated by the City of Houston,[74] and East End Park, owned and operated by the Kingwood Service Association.

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