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Welcome to Conroe ...

The city of Conroe is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Conroe is located in Montgomery County<1> and is the County Seat for Montgomery County.

The location of Conroe has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Conroe has a population of 91,125 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Conroe.

The community of Conroe is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Conroe lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Conroe: (936)

The ZIP codes for Conroe: 77301-77306, 77384-77385<5>

Websites for Conroe ...

Official Website: www.cityofconroe.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Conroe had an population of 91,125 people. This is an increase of 62.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 147.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Conroe had a population of 56,207 people (or 12.33% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Conroe the county's most populous community.

The population of Conroe represents 0.22% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 55th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 56,207 people, the population of Conroe increased 52.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 36,811 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Conroe.

Communities Also Named Conroe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Conroe - it's located in Indiana.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Conroe.

Communities near Conroe ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Conroe.

  • Tomball (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tomball
    • Tomball lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Conroe and is located in Harris County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,722 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tomball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tomball
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tomball<7>
  • Willis (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willis
    • Willis lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Conroe and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,122 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willis<7>
  • Oak Ridge North (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Ridge North
    • Oak Ridge North lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Conroe and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge North have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge North
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge North<7>
  • Shenandoah (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shenandoah
    • Shenandoah lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Conroe and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,101 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shenandoah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shenandoah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<7>
  • Splendora (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Splendora
    • Splendora lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Conroe and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,292 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Splendora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Splendora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Splendora<7>
  • Magnolia (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia
    • Magnolia lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Conroe and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,224 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magnolia<7>
  • Patton Village (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patton Village
    • Patton Village lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Conroe and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,207 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patton Village
  • Montgomery (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
    • Montgomery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Conroe and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<7>
  • Woodbranch (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbranch
    • Woodbranch lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Conroe and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,498 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbranch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbranch
  • Cut and Shoot (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cut and Shoot
    • Cut and Shoot lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Conroe and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cut and Shoot
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cut and Shoot<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Conroe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Conroe.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Conroe. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Conroe.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Conroe. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Conroe.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Conroe ...

Looking for more information about Conroe? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Conroe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Conroe.

Adding Conroe to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Conroe in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Conroe was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Conroe on a map titled Road Map for Texas (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Conroe on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Conroe

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Montgomery County

About Texas

The official website for Conroe: www.cityofconroe.org/

The official website for Montgomery County: www.co.montgomery.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Conroe.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Conroe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Conroe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Conroe or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Conroe includes: 77301, 77302, 77303, 77304, 77305, 77384 & 77385.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Conroe) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Conroe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ConroeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Conroe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3205, Longitude: -95.4676       In this case, the coordinates for Conroe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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