Harris County is a unique, rustic and picturesque place to live, whether you are starting a family or retiring from the bustling city life. Only minutes away from many adjacent cities, the back roads and scenery provide an almost majestic experience for all. Retirees will find beautifully landscaped subdivisions where they can enjoy the slower lifestyle earned after many years of hard work. And families love raising their children in a rural atmosphere where their activities find safe, natural settings are their playgrounds.

Facts:

  • Harris County was founded on December 14, 1827. As of 2000, the population was 13,073. The 2007 Census Estimate shows a population of 13,073.
  • The mission of the Harris County School District, the foundational rock upon which futures are built, is to ensure each student succeeds in life, through a system distinguished by students that advance at their own pace through nontraditional pathways; student-driven, project-based learning; teachers empowered to be creative facilitators; the use of state-of-the-art technology to become global learners; authentic assessment aligned with real world experiences; and the use of our community as a support system.

Schools:

  • Mulberry Creek Elementary School
  • New Mountain Hill Elementary School
  • Park Elementary School
  • Pine Ridge Elementary  School
  • Creekside School
  • Harris County Carver Middle School
  • Harris County High School
  • Performance Learning Center

 

Harris County Tax Assessors Website

Harris County Chamber of Commerce

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