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Background on Tomball, Texas
Tomball is in Harris County, Texas and is part of the Houston Metro area. The population here back in 2010 was just under 11,000. As of 2017 the current population here was just under 12,000. Tomball was originally named “Peck” but in 1907 the town was renamed after a local congressman by the name of Thomas Henry Ball. The reason the town was renamed after him was because he had a large role in the development of the Port of Houston. Tomball was not incorporated until 1933. When this incorporation happened, Houston did not incorporate Tomball’s territory into its city limits. According to the United States Census Bureau, Tomball is a total of 11.9 square miles in size with a very small portion of that being water. The climate here is categorized as humid subtropical which means that the summers tend to be long, hot and sometimes oppressive. The winters however tend to feel very short, but they can get a bit chilly. The coldest part of the year here goes from the end of November until the end of February when the daily average high is around 68 degrees. The average low for this time is around 43 degrees which is relatively mild for this time of year. The hottest part of the year goes for just about four months. From the end of May until the end of September the daily average high is just about 87 degrees. The low for this time of year is around 74 degrees. Here in Tomball you will rarely see the temperature dip below 30 degrees during the winter or go above 100 during the summer.
Education in Tomball
The Tomball Independent School District serves Tomball as well as the areas surrounding Tomball. These areas are Lakewood Grove, Village Creek, Lakewood Grove, Creekside Park Village as well as the communities of Decker Prairie, Rose Hill and Hufsmith. For students in the Tomball region there are eight elementary schools to choose from. There is Lakewood, Timber Creek, Tomball, Decker Prairie, Canyon Pointe, Creekside, Rosehill and Willow Creek Elementary Schools. There are five Intermediate Schools and they are Tomball, Northpointe, Creekside, Oakcrest and Timber Creek. There are two Junior High Schools and they are the Willow Wood Junior High and Tomball Junior High School. There are two High Schools and they are the Tomball Memorial High School as well as the Tomball High School.
Real Estate in Tomball
Here in Tomball there is an abundant amount of real estate available for sale. If you are looking for a newer subdivision, then check out “Wimbledon Falls.” The homes in this portion of Tomball feature open floor plans and beautiful high-end finishes. Most homes here have more than 2,000 square feet. Then there is the “Timberlake Village” subdivision. The homes here are quite large and feature 4 or more bedrooms and at least three bathrooms. These lavish homes are on large lots with beautifully manicured lawns. Where ever you choose to move in Tomball will offer you something different and unique. There are so many wonderful neighborhoods and subdivisions here for you to choose from besides these two beautiful ones listed above.
Something fun to do in Tomball
Looking for something to do here in Tomball? Look no further than “Borrough Park.” This 320 acre park has lake front views and several hiking and biking trails as well as a 7 acre fishing lake. Only fishing is permitted on this water so no other water based activities likes swimming or kayaking is allowed here. Besides the 7 acre fishing lake there are five playgrounds located in this park as well as a picnic area and a sports field for you to play with friends and family on. There is also more than 8 miles of nature trails as well as an observation deck. There is also a dog park for your four legged friends as well as a barbecue pavilion that has seating for up to 250. This is the perfect place to enjoy one of those warm summer days here in Tomball. The pavilion is a great place to have a Fourth of July picnic and the best part is that the park already has a spot for you to barbecue at so you don’t have to lug your own charcoal grill here.
Tomball is a small town in the state of Texas that has some gorgeous real estate as well as a wonderful school system and a large local park. If you are looking to live somewhere in Texas that has a small town feel, Tomball is the place for you!
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Currently Tomball has 500 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 05/27/2020. Of these properties, 410 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Tomball, and 0 condos are for sale by their owners in Tomball. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Tomball, is $765,354, the average condo price in Tomball, is $682,978. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $146. This is based the living area square footage.
Over the last year, there have been 5,388 of properties sold in Tomball. Of these properties, 5,134 single family homes have sold by their owners in Tomball, and 1 condos have sold by their owners in Tomball. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Tomball, is $266,361. Single family homes have been selling for 114 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Tomball, is $252,801. Condos have been selling for 112 per square foot of living area.
The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Tomball, are: Amira (18 For Sale), Rosehurst (13 For Sale), The Woodlands Creekside Park West (13 For Sale), Raleigh Creek (12 For Sale), Lakes At Creekside (12 For Sale), Tealpointe Lake Estates (12 For Sale), Rosehill Reserve (11 For Sale), Fairway Farms (10 For Sale), Tomball Outlots (9 For Sale), Albury Trails Estates (7 For Sale)
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This data up-to-date as of 05/27/2020