Background on Montgomery
Montgomery is a city located in Montgomery County, Texas. This city in Texas is part of the Houston, The Woodlands and Sugar Land Metro area. This area is actually part of the greater Houston area. This city is rather small coming in at just 4.6 square miles. The population as of 2017 was a mere 970. Montgomery was founded by W.W Shepperd back in 1837. The land that is now Montgomery was once a 200 acre plot that was part of the John Corner League. W.W Shepperd had a partner by the name of John Wyatt Moody and between the two of them, they named the town Montgomery. Some believe that Montgomery is the birthplace of the Lone Star Flag. Charles B. Stewart, who was an early settler of Montgomery, claimed that his father created the original design of the flag but there is not a lot evidence to validate those claims.
Since Montgomery isn’t a large city, there are only a handful of schools within the district. The Montgomery Independent School District has three schools for students that live within the county. Children from kindergarten through fifth grade attend the Montgomery Elementary school. Children grades sixth through eighth will attend the Montgomery Junior High and young adults in grades nine through twelve will attend Montgomery High School.
Weather in Montgomery
Montgomery’s climate varies throughout the year. During the summer months is it generally hot and humid and during the winter it is milder and somewhat cooler. The hottest months are July and August when the average temperature is in the mid to high 90’s. The cooler months are December and January when the average high is a comfortable 64 degrees.
Facts about Montgomery
-It is one of the oldest towns in all of Texas.
-It began as a trading post back in 1826 but wasn’t charted until 1837 as previously mentioned.
-The city is 50 miles Northwest of Houston, Texas.
Things to do in Montgomery
If you’re looking for something to do in Montgomery here are a few great ideas. You can visit the Saint Francis Wolf Sanctuary which is dedicated to rescuing wolves and wolf dogs. This sanctuary cares for the wolves and rehabilitates sick ones. The mission at the Saint Francis Wold Sanctuary is to reverse the stigma that surrounds wolves. The wolves receive veterinary care, well balanced meals and even human companionship when needed. You will need an appointment if you are planning to visit the sanctuary so make sure to keep that in mind when thinking of visiting. This tour is well worth calling ahead to set up an appointment. If you’re looking for a place to grab a drink you can head over to Cork This! Winery, where you will find daily specials on various wines. The atmosphere here is fun and laid back. One of the coolest things about Cork This Winery is that you can have your own custom wine label created to place over your own bottle of wine. Labels for private label liquors are also available.
Recreation in Montgomery
-The Fernland Historical Park Museum and Memory Garden are two places to visit if you would like to explore some of the beautiful scenery that Montgomery has to offer. Fernland Historical Park is a great place to take a walk or sit on a blanket and read a book.
-The Owen Theatre is the perfect place to visit if you are looking for a live theatre experience here in Montgomery. This small venue has just 250 seats and was built back in 1946. If you want to find out more about this theatre and its productions head over to their website to find out more information.
-The Sam Houston National Forest is a more than 160,000 acre park with almost 50,000 falling within Montgomery. Here you can fish, hunt, camp, hike, bike or just enjoy the wildlife. This park is open year round.
Real Estate in Montgomery
The real estate here in Montgomery is absolutely beautiful and very reasonably priced. The most prominent style of house found here in Montgomery is the Traditional with brick exteriors. If you are looking for a home that has charm but is also stately, Montgomery has that kind of house for you.
Montgomery, Texas is a wonderful place to live with great weather throughout the year as well as beautiful homes. If you are thinking of moving to Texas, you have to check out Montgomery!
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Currently Montgomery has 376 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 05/12/2021. Of these properties, 221 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Montgomery, and 11 condos are for sale by their owners in Montgomery. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Montgomery, is $699,321, the average condo price in Montgomery, is $663,849. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $192. This is based the living area square footage.
Over the last year, there have been 6,924 of properties sold in Montgomery. Of these properties, 5,077 single family homes have sold by their owners in Montgomery, and 316 condos have sold by their owners in Montgomery. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Montgomery, is $425,943. Single family homes have been selling for 151 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Montgomery, is $387,142. Condos have been selling for 143 per square foot of living area.
The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Montgomery, are: Woodforest (34 For Sale), Bentwater (20 For Sale), Bluejack National (12 For Sale), Walden (7 For Sale), Bluejack National Ph 1a (7 For Sale), Grand Harbor (5 For Sale), Crown Ranch Development (5 For Sale), Crown Ranch 01 (4 For Sale), Terra Vista At Waterstone (4 For Sale), Cape Conroe 02 (4 For Sale)
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This data up-to-date as of 05/12/2021