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Atascocita TX is a large, affluent development located north and south of Farm to Market Road 1960 about 6 miles (10 km) east of Humble and 18 miles (29 km) northeast of downtown Houston in northeastern Harris County.

Bordered on its eastern shore by the 12,000-acre (4,900 ha) Lake Houston, the community contains several parks, country clubs, and golf courses, including The Golf Preserve, Walden on Lake Houston Golf and Country Club, and Tour 18, a recreation of some of the United States' most celebrated golf holes.

Atascocita TX was named one of the "Best Places to Retire" by U.S. News & World Report, citing Lake Houston's boating and fishing opportunities and Atascocita's numerous golf courses.

Construction in the area began in the 1970s. In the 1990sAtascocita included fifteen neighborhoods and was one of the fastest-growing developments in the Greater Houston area.[5]

In 2009 the Gadberry Group named Atascocita as one of "9 from 2009" most notable high growth areas in the United States. The 2010 census listed Atascocita's population as 65,844

Atascocita, Texas is one of the fastest growing areas in the Houston region of Texas. Located 6 miles east of Humble, Texas, Atascocita offers easy access to Humble’s beautiful Deerbrook Mall on FM 1960 at Highway 59 North. This small, but growing community is well established with over 15 neighborhoods including Eagle Springs, Summerwood, Summerlake Ranch, Fall Creek, Lakeshore, Waters Edge, Commons of Lake Houston, Walden on Lake Houston, Pinehurst of Atascocita, Atascocita Forest, Atascocita Shores, Atasca Woods,  The Oaks of Atascocita, Atascocita South, Atascocita West, Atascocita Trails and Timber Forest Subdivision, to name a few.

Also close by, Lake Houston, a 12,000-acre man-made lake, offers our residents fishing, boating and of course jet skiing opportunities. Enjoy the summer on Lake Houston while only a few minutes from home.

If you are considering buying or renting a home or apartment in the Atascocita area, you will find numerous forms of entertainment for your family. All of our golf courses (“for the avid golfer in the family”) welcome visitors, and new members. Atascocita Country Club, Walden Country Club, Tour 18,

For the travelers, Atascocita has the peace of the country while offering only a 15-minute drive to Houston’s extraordinary Bush Intercontinental Airport. With its recent expansions and added features, the airport is exceptional, with all the comforts to make your travel plan a pleasant one.

Most of the new neighborhoods are green communities with state of the art energy efficient construction. The area is heavily forested with huge pine trees and live oaks that give perpetual shade for its' residents and the abundant wildlife. It is not uncommon, because of its proximity to Lake Houston, to see a Bald Eagle or two soaring over the neighborhoods or a fox emerging from one of the wildlife preserves, which are scattered throughout the Atascocita area.

Consider this an “Open Invitation” for you and your family to visit us at Atascocita, Texas. We are proud of our community and know you’ll appreciate the easy access to the mall, grocery and department store shopping, movies and other entertainment as much as we do. Friendly people and most of all the peacefulness and beauty of this area are awaiting you.

You’re sure to love Atascocita, and we WARN you…you may not ever want to leave!

Bruce Nickell
Bruce Nickell