Tomball, TX, is a city in Harris County, Texas, a part of the Houston metropolitan area. It is located along both I-249 and the Grand Parkway Hwy 99 and is 33 miles Northwest of Downtown Houston. It is part of Tomball ISD.
Formerly known as Peck, it was renamed Tomball for local congressman Thomas Henry Ball, who had a major role in the development of the Port of Houston. Dating back to the early 19th century, it is home to a former railroad hub.
Tomball is culture-rich and hosts dozens of annual festivals and parades, as well as a weekly Farmer’s Market. Thousands of tourists travel to Tomball every year to immerse themselves in the culture. Daily and weekly events attract those interested in music, art, food, history, and much more. It has a heavy German influence and combines a unique blend of small-town charm and big-city amenities.
Shopping options are diverse, with Old Town Tomball featuring antiques and excellent walkability, or many retail centers, featuring outlets like Academy Sports, Lowes, Kohls, Target and more! There is also a theater, bowling alley, multiple churches, and a Lone Star College campus.
Tomball is home to many established neighborhoods, as well as newer ones too. Most feature pleasant features such as lakes, playgrounds, walking trails and more! If you’re interested in learning more about Tomball, TX, or if you’re considering a move here, feel free to contact me!