Our Woodlands. Our Future.

News File - Residential

  • Paper City
    The hard data supports The Woodlands as well. Niche, the neighborhoods and schools rankings site, based these best city rankings on real statistical analysis as well.  Cost of living, the percentage of residents with a college degree, average commute time, crime rates, public school ratings, resident reviews and weather are some of the major factors.
  • Community Impact Newspaper
    “[The community] is not about cars, it’s about people,” Kopf said. “Everyday life happens on the street, and that’s how we make these places come alive.”
  • Community Impact Newspaper
    Proposed recommendations in the five-phase master plan include increasing parking spaces by 166 spots, adding two tennis courts, a new recreational swimming pool, landscaping improvements and the addition of a proposed 50-meter swimming pool.
  • Houston Chronicle
    "[The] Woodlands really is a wonderful place to live! I love that everything is surrounded by trees. I have to wake up early, so going outside on crisp mornings always gives me a sense of freshness," A current resident told Niche. "The people here are really friendly, and you can feel like a part of the community just by going on a walk."
  • Community Impact Newspaper
    Over the past 43 years since the Village of Grogan’s Mill opened in 1974, George Mitchell’s vision has come to life with the development of each of the eight residential villages that make up The Woodlands.
  • GoodCall
    The Woodlands is a planned community is eastern Texas, established in 1974 by oil industry investor George Mitchell. He envisioned The Woodlands as a suburban area outside of Houston that would offer a high quality of life with both affordable and luxury housing. It’s fair to say, more than 30 years later, that vision is realized.
  • TheWoodlands.com
    "One of founder George Mitchell’s original goals for The Woodlands was to provide a variety of housing choices within each village with higher density housing located adjacent to or within the Village Center. Creekside Park Apartments is consistent with this goal by expanding the existing housing choices available in the Village of Creekside Park to include a high quality rental opportunity for residents,” said Robert Heineman, Vice President, Planning and Design for The Woodlands Development Company.
  • Cynthia Woods Mitchell cuts the ribbon marking opening day in The Woodlands on October 19, 1974.
    Houston Chronicle

    "There are a lot of people who have a lot of pride in what The Woodlands is all about: a master-planned community designed in nature that allows people to live, work, play and learn in this 28,000 acres," Nick Wolda, president of The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau, said in 2014.

  • Community Impact Newspaper
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone 6 months and older should receive a flu vaccine every year. There are a number of locations in Montgomery County offering free or discounted flu vaccines.
  • The Woodlands Township

    The Woodlands Township invites community members to attend a public hearing on the draft plan at the Township Board of Directors meeting October 26, 2016, at 6 p.m. There will be an opportunity for residents to share their comments regarding the current draft of the Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan.