West University Place, often called "West University", or "West U" in short, is a city located in Harris County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 14,211.
West University Place is completely surrounded by the cities of Houston, Bellaire, and Southside Place. The city's schools are a part of Houston Independent School District. The city is also served by Houston Community College System.
On December 17, 1998, a child psychologist named Claudia Benton was murdered in her house by Angel Maturino Resendiz, a serial killer.
Web Sites and Links
City of West University Place, TexasSite features information regarding local news and government, plus attractions.
Cosmetic and General Dentistry of West UniversityProvides a wide range of general dental care services to families and adults. Information on services and staff.
Handbook of Texas OnlineBrief history and description.
West University ExaminerHouston area weekly with local news.