Kingwood, TX, is a master planned community about 23 miles north of Downtown Houston TX, just off Hwy. 59 and less than 10 minutes to Bush Intercontinental Airport.
Kingwood TX, known as the "Livable Forest," and named after the King Ranch, one of the original developers is the most historic King Ranch in Texas and also known as the "Birthplace of American Ranching,"
Kingwood TX “The Livable Forest” got this name for being a community that exists in harmony with nature and a warm weather climate. Kingwood TX with it’s heavily wooded acreage is canopied with tall pines, oaks and magnolias. The community is host to a variety of wildlife including deer, fish, birds, and more, that can be found in the 500+ acres of nature preserves and parks. More than 76 miles of walking trails run through Kingwood's naturally beautiful woods and lakes.
People who have homes in Kingwood TX take advantage of these trails, which are great for running, biking or just walking the dogs. They are also great for family outings such as picnicing in one of the many woodeed parks.
Kingwood TX has also well known for its many championship golf courses. The Clubs of Kingwood, is known for some of the top 10 courses in Texas. The movie Tin Cup, starring Kevin Costner, was shot on both the Deerwood and Forest courses.
Kingwood is also a thriving commercial center. Big name retail stores for shopping, and many fine dining establishments find Kingwood home and the best area north of downtown Houston. Health-care services are also nearby, Kingwood Medical Center and Plaza Rehabilitation Hospital, along with several medical centers with a diverse offering of medical providers and specialties.
Most recently Kingwood TX added what is called Kings Harbor which is on the waterfront of Lake Houston and accessible by boat. You can enjoy many upscale restaurants, shops or live in kingwood condos and brownstones. There is always an outdoor concerts scheduled Friday or Saturday nights for the entire Kingwood area to enjoy.
Town Center is in the heart of Kingwood and has many small mom and pop business’s, shops and markets along with Kingwoods own Farmer's Market every Thursday afternoon. Kingwood’s Town Center holds many seasonal events such as parades, car shows, live performances and more. Having homes in Kingwood, TX your family can enjoy the feel of that small town environment with all the amenities of fine dining, shopping and entertainment for the entire family.
Trailwood is Kingwood's oldest subdivision, with its first homes being completed in 1971; while new homes are still being built in Barrington, Kingwood Greens, Kings River, Kings Point, and Royal Shores.
Several other subdivisions and developments have developed around the Kingwood area. Some of these subdivisions are Forest Cove, which was first built in 1963, Bear Branch, Deer Ridge Estates, Sand Creek, Barrington, Kings Point, Riverchase, Foster's Mill, Riverbend, Hunters Ridge Estates, Greentree, Trailwood, Kingwood Lakes, Woodland Hills, Elm Grove, Mills Branch, King's Forest, Woodstream, Sherwood Trails, North Kingwood Forest, Kings Lake Estates, Lakewood Cove and Woodspring Forest. Nearby developments include Oakhurst at Kingwood and King's Manor.