The Woodlands, TX

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The Woodlands is a large community and city north of Houston, Texas. The community was established in 1974 by famous businessman George P. Mitchell. The Woodlands is undergoing constant expansion, but currently contains roughly 35,000 homes spread across 28,000 acres. The Woodlands will have an estimated 46,000 homes by 2020.

The sheer size of The Woodlands means that residents can go shopping, attend school, and have a night on the town without ever having to leave. more
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The Woodlands Amenities

The commercial center of The Woodlands is Hughes Landing, featuring a Whole Foods Market, hotel, restaurants, and several retail options. Located around a pond, homeowners can also enjoy pleasant strolls around Hughes Landing. There is also a shopping mall, an outdoor pavilion, and a central park with several additional stores and even a movie theater.

The Woodlands has over 30 educational institutions, ranging from elementary schools to a university, and just as many worship centers. There are also lakes and tributaries that run throughout the community, giving it a very scenic quality.

The Woodlands is divided into separate villages, each having their own town center with amenities. These range from shopping centers to recreational facilities to parks. Families also love the aquatic center complete with splash park. There are also seven golf courses that combine for a total of 135 holes. Famous architects have left their mark on these courses, including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Tom Fazio.

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The Woodlands Activities & Events

There are nearly endless ways to interact with your neighbors while living in The Woodlands. Each village has its own activities calendar. These range from painting classes to holiday parties. There are also events for the entire community to take part in. These include festivals, billiards, Frisbee golf, live music at the pavilion, yoga, and even an annual 5k. Life in The Woodlands is as active as you want it to be.

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