The Woodlands is located 28 miles north of Houston along the I-45. It is a master-planned community that started over two decades ago. But the population had more than doubled since 2000; it has grown by 68,6%! The Woodlands has a quiet, forested atmosphere, even though it is so close to Downtown Houston. Even though it began as a suburban development, it has attracted corporations and several corporate campuses, most notably Chevron Philips, Hewitt Associates, Woodforest National Bank and McKesson Corporation. The Woodlands has multiple distinct villages that make up the neighborhood. In those villages you can find variety of home styles, such as lakefront properties, patio and townhomes and customized homes. The homes range from $100,000 to $2,000,000 or more. The Woodlands offers many entertainment venues, such as movie theaters, restaurants, a waterway, the summer home of the Houston Symphony and the Woodlands Mall. Every single village in the Woodlands does have its own shopping center with general stores, such as grocery stores, banks, gas and restaurants. The Woodlands combine family life, career opportunities and community involvement in the best possible way!