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Tomball, Texas

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The location of Tomball

Welcome to Tomball ...

The city of Tomball is primarily located in Harris County. A portion of Tomball extends into Montgomery County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Tomball has a population of 11,761 people<2> (see below for details).

Tomball is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Tomball is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (281)<4>, (713) & (832).

The ZIP codes for Tomball: 77375, 77377<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tomball had a population of 10,753 people. This makes Tomball the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Tomball represents 0.04% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 209th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,753 people, the population of Tomball increased 18.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,089 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Tomball had an population of 11,761 people. This is an increase of 9.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.4% since the 2000 Census).

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

Websites for Tomball ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

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 Tomball. 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 Tomball. 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 Tomball.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tomball ...

Looking for more information about Tomball? 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 Tomball, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tomball.

Communities near Tomball ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Conroe   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Tomball

Located in Montgomery County

Jersey Village   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Tomball

Waller   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Tomball

Located in Waller County

Oak Ridge North   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Tomball

Located in Montgomery County

Shenandoah   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tomball

Located in Montgomery County

Magnolia   [Map]

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

Located in Montgomery County

Chateau Woods   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tomball

Located in Montgomery County

Stagecoach   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tomball

Located in Montgomery County

Bear Creek Village   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Tomball

Woodloch   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tomball

Located in Montgomery County

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

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tomball.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tomball - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Tomball, area code (281, 832) is an overlay.
<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 Tomball). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tomball or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tomball) 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 Tomball. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tomball

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tomball. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0966, Longitude: -95.6190     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tomball have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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