Discover Lake Houston

Stretching across multiple communities in North Houston, the Lake Houston region is quickly becoming the spot for households of all sizes. Boundaries include the City of Humble, and the portion of northeast Harris County and south Montgomery County from New Caney to the north, Huffman to the east, Aldine-Westfield Road to the west, and Beltway 8 to the south.

But when someone says they live in the Lake Houston Area, what does that mean, exactly? For many residents, life in Lake Houston could be mean a variety of different things. From golf course communities to country living properties and even, upscale apartments, the Lake Houston area has it all.

With the recreation of Lake Houston and the San Jacinto River, the proximity of Bush Intercontinental Airport and the Port of Houston, and the quality of its many subdivisions, the area has proven to be a strong attraction for commuters from downtown Houston. Abundant health care and exemplary schools add to the appeal while developments like Kingwood Park, Lake Houston Wilderness Park, Generation Park, and Grand Texas Theme Park make it a prime location for growing families in the Houston area.

ATASCOCITA (77346)

  • Population – 65,967
  • Rush hour drive to Downtown – 40 minutes

Most of the individual subdivisions in Atascocita feature their own parks, swimming pools, tennis courts, and easy access to recreational facilities. Additionally, area residents can enjoy two recreational facilities. Located on more than 120 acres, the Lindsay Lyons Park/Sports Center features a playground and barbecue pavilion, in addition to numerous athletic fields.
Bordering Atascocita on the east, Lake Houston plays a vital role in the area’s recreational offerings. Formed by the damming of the San Jacinto River, the lake offers excellent opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating and skiing.

HUMBLE (77338)

  • Includes all of 77338 including City of Humble – 42,787
  • Rush hour drive to Downtown – 30 minutes

Humble exploded into a pioneer oil boom town around 1904. At that time, the Humble oil field was the largest producing oil field in Texas and thousands descended on the community. Today the city limits of Humble encompass ten miles of land. Quality education, prosperous commerce and cultural and social endeavors by the city have contributed to a high quality of life that has thrived in Humble for decades. These ingredients helped form a groundwork for prosperity and have continued to attract some of the most successful businesses in Texas.

Among the four public parks in Humble, recreation activities are plentiful. Swimming, playgrounds, a fitness course, an entertainment stage, tennis courts, baseball fields and more are available.

KINGWOOD (77339, 77345)

  • Population – 70,009
  • Rush hour drive to Downtown – 45 minutes

Kingwood is a master-planned community located just 20 miles north of downtown Houston and 3 miles north of Humble. Known as the “Livable Forest,” each village in Kingwood is unique yet connected with greenbelts and parks that provide a serene environment and an escape from city life. Many professionals have traded their commutes to Houston for office space in many of the professional buildings. Kingwood is home to the third wealthiest zip code in the Greater Houston Area.

SUMMER CREEK (77044, 77396)

  • Population – 103,660
  • Rush hour drive to Downtown – 30 minutes

Summer Creek encompasses the 2,300-acre master-planned community of Fall Creek and the 1,500-acre master-planned community of Summerwood. Summer Creek is the newest community in the Lake Houston Area and offers illustrious housing options, a plethora of shopping and restaurant options, numerous places of worship, quality education choices and a growing array of medical and dental offices. It’s no wonder this booming community at Beltway 8 and West Lake Houston Parkway has become one of the top communities in Houston.

Summerwood is home to a 150-acre nature preserve and 17 acres of lakes. Parks, playgrounds, paved trails and picnic areas spread through the community.

Fall Creek residents enjoy the natural grandeur of the Golf Club of Houston, home of the Shell Houston Open, and a broad spectrum of amenities, from hike-and-bike trails and catch-and-release fishing to a resort-style aquatic center, greenbelts with walking trails and tennis courts.

ATASCOCITA (77346)

  • Population – 65,967
  • Rush hour drive to Downtown – 40 minutes

Most of the individual subdivisions in Atascocita feature their own parks, swimming pools, tennis courts, and easy access to recreational facilities. Additionally, area residents can enjoy two recreational facilities. Located on more than 120 acres, the Lindsay Lyons Park/Sports Center features a playground and barbecue pavilion, in addition to numerous athletic fields.
Bordering Atascocita on the east, Lake Houston plays a vital role in the area’s recreational offerings. Formed by the damming of the San Jacinto River, the lake offers excellent opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating and skiing.

HUMBLE (77338)

  • Includes all of 77338 including City of Humble – 42,787
  • Rush hour drive to Downtown – 30 minutes

Humble exploded into a pioneer oil boom town around 1904. At that time, the Humble oil field was the largest producing oil field in Texas and thousands descended on the community. Today the city limits of Humble encompass ten miles of land. Quality education, prosperous commerce and cultural and social endeavors by the city have contributed to a high quality of life that has thrived in Humble for decades. These ingredients helped form a groundwork for prosperity and have continued to attract some of the most successful businesses in Texas.

Among the four public parks in Humble, recreation activities are plentiful. Swimming, playgrounds, a fitness course, an entertainment stage, tennis courts, baseball fields and more are available.

KINGWOOD (77339, 77345)

  • Population – 70,009
  • Rush hour drive to Downtown – 45 minutes

Kingwood is a master-planned community located just 20 miles north of downtown Houston and 3 miles north of Humble. Known as the “Livable Forest,” each village in Kingwood is unique yet connected with greenbelts and parks that provide a serene environment and an escape from city life. Many professionals have traded their commutes to Houston for office space in many of the professional buildings. Kingwood is home to the third wealthiest zip code in the Greater Houston Area.

SUMMER CREEK (77044, 77396)

  • Population – 103,660
  • Rush hour drive to Downtown – 30 minutes

Summer Creek encompasses the 2,300-acre master-planned community of Fall Creek and the 1,500-acre master-planned community of Summerwood. Summer Creek is the newest community in the Lake Houston Area and offers illustrious housing options, a plethora of shopping and restaurant options, numerous places of worship, quality education choices and a growing array of medical and dental offices. It’s no wonder this booming community at Beltway 8 and West Lake Houston Parkway has become one of the top communities in Houston.

Summerwood is home to a 150-acre nature preserve and 17 acres of lakes. Parks, playgrounds, paved trails and picnic areas spread through the community.

Fall Creek residents enjoy the natural grandeur of the Golf Club of Houston, home of the Shell Houston Open, and a broad spectrum of amenities, from hike-and-bike trails and catch-and-release fishing to a resort-style aquatic center, greenbelts with walking trails and tennis courts.

Although our investor’s support comes from all across Texas, the Partnership Lake Houston area, as state in the bylaws includes the zip codes 77044, 77338, 77339, 77345, 77346, and 77396. The following information reflects this geographic area.