The Woodlands is a census-designated place located in Montgomery County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 55,649.
The Woodlands is a master-planned community about 40 miles northwest of Downtown Houston. It is famous, as its name suggests, for incorporating the piney woods surrounding it with urban and suburban development. It was named one of the best master-planned communities in the country, and is one of the fastest-growing communities in Texas. The Houston suburb is home to the Waterway Marriott, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, and The Woodlands Country Club, the only golf club in the nation to have six world-class golf courses.
Web Sites and Links
A Window on the WoodlandsCity guide. Things to see and do in The Woodlands. Local news, weather, and upcoming events.
Houston Advanced Research CenterResearch initiatives in energy, biotechnology, and environment.
The Woodlands Community DirectorySearchable business community directory complete with lodging, schools, and health care.
The Woodlands Texas OnlineDirectory for the area.