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Foster, Texas
(Fort Bend County)

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The location of Foster

Welcome to Foster ...

Foster is located in Fort Bend County.

The location of Foster has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Foster is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Foster ...

While we believe that this Foster is located in Fort Bend County, we know of another 2 Texas communities named Foster. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hidalgo and Terry County.

Beyond Texas, there are 41 communities that are also named Foster - they are located in British Columbia, California (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Foster. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Foster. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Foster.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Foster:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Foster ...

Looking for more information about Foster? 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.

Looking for more information about Foster? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Foster, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Foster.

Communities near Foster ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Sugar Land   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the East (E) of Foster

Missouri City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Foster

Rosenberg   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Foster

Katy   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Foster

Located in Harris County

Stafford   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Foster

Richmond   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Foster

Fulshear   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Foster

Brookshire   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Foster

Located in Waller County

Meadows   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Foster

Meadows Place   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Foster

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Foster.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Foster. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Foster - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Foster) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Foster. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.6505, Longitude: -95.8322     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Foster have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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