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Living in The Woodlands

Founded as a nature-centric alternative to the more urban environments in and around Houston, The Woodlands has carved out a unique place for itself as a community that merges thoughtful living, diverse ideas and modern innovation

A 28,000-acre, award-winning master planned community, The Woodlands is known for achieving a rare harmony between the tenor of modern life and the rhythms of its natural setting. From forested nature preserves and hiking trails to culinary eateries and world-class entertainment venues, The Woodlands makes for the quintessential walkable community. Imagine all the comforts of city life with a welcome dose of serenity. 

With over 117,000 residents and approximately 2,200 businesses, from start-ups to major international corporations, The Woodlands employs approximately 68,000 people within its borders alone.

The Woodlands is proud to offer some of the highest-rated schools and school districts in the region, including Conroe ISD, Tomball ISD and Magnolia ISD, as well as 10 private schools and 50 preschools.

The Woodlands hosts a variety of national and local events throughout the year, from major concerts to family-friendly festivals. Top events include the IRONMAN North American Championship, The Woodlands Marathon, The Woodlands Triathlon, Insperity PGA Champions Tour Invitational and The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival.

Home to 7 championship golf courses, 147 neighborhood parks, 220 miles of pathways, 7,665 acres of open green space and 200-acre Lake Woodlands, there are countless ways to experience the spirit, energy and beauty The Woodlands has to offer.

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