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Welcome to The Woodlands ...

The Woodlands is located in Montgomery County.

The Woodlands is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for The Woodlands: (281)<2>, (713) & (832).

The ZIP codes for The Woodlands: 77354, 77375, 77380-77382, 77384-77387, 77389, 77393<3>

Communities near The Woodlands ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Conroe   [Map]   82,286   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Humble   [Map]   15,561   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jersey Village   [Map]   7,892   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   1,985   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Panorama Village   [Map]   2,333   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Patton Village   [Map]   1,893   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named The Woodlands ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named The Woodlands - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York (2), North Carolina, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around The Woodlands. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of The Woodlands. 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 The Woodlands.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for The Woodlands ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for The Woodlands, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for The Woodlands.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) The Woodlands. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around The Woodlands - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Of the area codes for The Woodlands, area code (281, 832) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for The Woodlands.

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<3>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 community (such as The Woodlands). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether The Woodlands or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for The Woodlands includes: 77354, 77375, 77380, 77381, 77384, 77385, 77386, 77389 & 77393.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from The Woodlands. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- The Woodlands) 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 The Woodlands. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from The Woodlands

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in The Woodlands. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.1580, Longitude: -95.4894     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for The Woodlands have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for The Woodlands.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for The Woodlands.