Northwest Houston Neighborhoods
Are you looking for a place to call home? Northwest Houston in the perfect location to settle down. Still close enough to Downtown Houston, yet far enough away from the busy city, our neighborhoods offer something for everyone. Scroll down to view our communities in the Greater Northwest Houston area, or search by using the map below.
Located in Harris County along Highway 290 and about 25 miles from Downtown Houston, this sizeable suburban area has everything you need with a secluded feeling. The Northeast side of 290 boasts densely wooded areas with nature trails, parks, lakes, and wildlife. The Southwest area of 290 is mostly ranch land and grassy areas with oak trees. A multitude of neighborhoods, community lakes, shopping, and other entertainment is just the start of the many attractions Cypress has to offer.
This quickly growing area located Northwest of Houston has both a small-town feel with the accessibility of major retail shops, restaurants and other popular entertainment features. Downtown Tomball — located on Main Street — boasts many local shops and dining with the town’s old train depot museum right next door! Areas directly off 249 near the Grand Parkway are booming with entertainment and easy access to major highways. Students attend schools in the Tomball ISD, which even offers a LoneStar Community College branch off of 249 near 2920.
Located in Harris County, the Waller area is expanding throughout the U.S. Highway 290 corridor. And, just a few miles away, is an area called Hockley–located along Highway 6 and Highway 290. If you’re looking for a proximate-yet-secluded home life away from the bustle of a major city, the Waller/Hockley area is the place for you! Students in this town attended Waller ISD schools.
Located in North Houston, the Spring area is mostly within Harris County, and a small region is within the southern part of Montgomery County. The original town of Spring, now called Old Town Spring, is a vibrant shopping center with local vendors located at the intersection of Spring Cypress and the Hardy Toll Roads. Depending on the neighborhood area, students that live in Spring could attend schools within Spring ISD, Klein ISD, Montgomery ISD, or The Woodlands ISD.
Located directly North of Downtown Houston off of I-45, The Woodlands is a rapidly growing area that gives residents the feel of urban life while still within a suburban community. The Woodlands has developed into a corporate home for many businesses including ExxonMobil, Woodforest National Bank, and several notable oil and gas companies. Wooded areas often surround residents of The Woodlands and enjoy abundant parks, walking and biking trails, retail shopping choices, including The Woodlands Mall, and hip eateries. College students can attend the local college, LoneStar Montgomery College. Depending on the neighborhood area, grade school students will attend schools within either The Woodlands ISD, Conroe ISD, Magnolia ISD, or Tomball ISD.
Located in Montgomery County, near The Woodlands, Magnolia is a small town emerged in dense forest areas. Many neighborhoods feature large wooded spaces and seclusion from urban life. If you’re looking for a more simple way of living and being surround by nature, Magnolia is a perfect place to settle down! Students attend schools within Magnolia ISD.
Located in Fort Bend County, Sugar Land is a fast growing city built upon the heritage of Imperial Sugar–a major sugar refinery and distribution center. Many community lakes can be found in neighborhoods within Sugar Land that feed into either the Brazos River or Oyster Creek. For higher education, students have a choice of both Wharton County Community College and a branch campus of the University of Houston. Students in primary and secondary education mostly attend schools within Fort Bend ISD, however, some communities in the Southwest portion of Sugar Land attend Lamar Consolidated ISD.
Located within Harris, Fort Bend and Waller counties along I-10, this area is a quickly-growing community. The widely known Katy Mills Mall is a popular attraction along with parks and walking trails that run along a portion of the Buffalo Bayou. Students of higher education have access to a local Katy branch of Houston Community College. All primary and secondary student residents attend schools within the highly acclaimed Katy ISD.