Welcome to Westwood in Magnolia, Texas!
The Westwood subdivision is located along Magnolia Parkway, which is also known as the FM 1488 Corridor, in Southwest Montgomery County. Westwood consists of four sections and spans both sides of FM 1488 near the crossroad of FM 2978. While there are a few lots remaining, most of the sales in the community are by individual homeowners. Westwood lot sizes are +/- half acre lots, many of which are wooded.
Home prices in Westwood span from the $100s to upper $200s. The neighborhood has very strong resale values due to its rare larger lot sizes and convenience of location. Westwood's amenities include community pools and parks. Westwood has quick access to major shopping anchored by Target, Home Depot, and a Signature Kroger. Children of Westwood families attend Magnolia ISD schools.
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City of Magnolia Texas
Once a tiny town in the timber industry, Magnolia, Texas is a beautiful wooded community located a little over an hour's drive north of Downtown Houston. The City of Magnolia itself, situated at the crossroads of FM 1774 and FM 1488, is relatively small with a population noted by census as less than 1,500. Magnolia's extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) is significantly larger spanning 12 miles in all directions with an area population of more than 138,000. Much of this population is centered along the 1488 Corridor (Magnolia Parkway) that extends from the town of Magnolia to the Northwest corner of The Woodlands.
Many residents are won over by Magnolia's larger lot sizes, abundant nature and wildlife resources, and communities with amenities including golf courses, recreational lakes, and horse friendly properties. This area is flexible and provides the best of both worlds for those that enjoy a country small town feeling but also desire city perks of shopping malls and entertainment. Lake Conroe is 20 minutes north of Magnolia, and the Cynthia Woods Pavilion in The Woodlands draws world class entertainment to the area.
For shopping in Magnolia, you'll find locally owned one-of-a-kind shops and dinng in Downtown Magnolia plus the more mainstream Westwood Village that has retail stores such as Target, TJ Maxx, Famous Footwear, Office Max, PetSmart, and Ross along with various restaurants and a Starbucks. A farmer's market is available every other weekend in Magnolia, as well as a craft market once a month.
During the fall season, Magnolia sees thousands of visitors drawn to the Texas Renaissance Festival in neighboring Plantersville.
Magnolia ISD has highly rated schools and is one of the fastest growing school districts in the region with an increase of 126% in student enrollment since 1994. This challenging growth rate has been met with multiple new school campus openings within the past decade including a 2nd high school, Magnolia West High School in 2006. Magnolia ISD is" Dedicated to Be The Best District in the State of Texas".
Martial Arts lovers will want to visit Magnolia Parkway's The Dojo Experience where they can learn from 7th degree Black Belt and Chun Kuk Do World Champion Tommy Crouch.
With recent major expansions to roads including FM 1488 and ongoing improvements to FM 1774, FM 2978, Highway 249, and the Grand Parkway, commute times are shortening and Magnolia has seen growth as a bedroom community to Houston, The Woodlands, and Spring. Two major Houston airports, Bush Intercontinental and Hobby, allow Magnolia residents to choose from numerous airlines for business and leisure travel. For those who like to cruise, it's only a 90 minute drive to the Port of Galveston where you'll find Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and recently added Disney cruise lines.
Magnolia has much to offer and its rapid growth is a reflection of the growing recognition of this desirable community.
County of Montgomery, Texas
With a 2010 census population of over 455,000, Montgomery County is ranked as the 24th fastest growing counties in the United States. It is estimated Montgomery County had a 55.14% growth rate over the past decade.
This historic county was created in 1837 by the Republic of Texas as its 3rd County and named in honor of Brigadier General Richard Montgomery. Montgomery County has beeen commemorated as the birthplace of the Texas Lone Star Flag. Conroe, Texas has been the county seat since 1888.
Located north of Houston and Harris County, Montgomery County features many noteworthy cities including The Woodlands Township, Conroe, Magnolia, and Montgomery. The terrain in many parts of the county is rolling hills. Montgomery County is a densely wooded area with a combination of pine, oak, and sweetgum trees populating its forests.
The economy of the county was primarily agriculture until oil was discovered southeast of Conroe. Early in 1930, the Montgomery County oilfields made it one of the richest oil producing areas in the nation. Oil production in the county has declined but it is still one of the leading sources of income to this day.
Approximately 90,000 of Montgomery County residents live in The Woodlands. The Woodlands Town Center is home to several corporate campuses including Chevron Philips, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Baker Hughes, CB&I, and AON Hewitt.
State of Texas
Known as the the second largest state in land mass and the 28th state to be admitted to the Union, the Great State of Texas had an estimated population of over 25,000,000 residents.
Texas occupies approximately seven percent of the total land and water areas of the United States. Houston is the largest city in Texas, and the sixth largest metropolitan area in the nation with almost 6 million residents.
The State Capital of Texas is Austin, and the nickname for the state is The Lone Star State.