Conroe and Montgomery featured neighborhood: Woodforest, 77316

Celebrating its 10th anniversary June 9, Woodforest is a Johnson Development Corp. master-planned community located about six miles south of Lake Conroe. Trail and park amenities include a splash pad and a stampede sportsplex, and the Pine Market offers commercial and retail to the neighborhood.

Build-out year: 2007-present
Builders include: Chesmar, Lennar, Highland Homes, Taylor Morrison, Perry Homes, Gracepoint Homes, Empire Communities, Darling Homes, Westin Homes, Wendell Legacy Homes, Coventry Homes, Huntington Homes, Partners in Building, Brooks Harris Custom Homes, Jeff Paul Custom Homes, Mary Ross Custom Builder, Tipler Luxury Homes
Home values: $200,000-$1.4 million
HOA dues (estimated): $1,360 annually
Amenities: golf club, park and trails, sportsplex, tennis, splash pad
Schools: Montgomery ISD and Conroe ISD

Property taxes (in dollars):


Emergency Services District 3 0.1000
Montgomery County 0.4667
Montgomery County Hospital District 0.0664
Lone Star College System 0.1078
Montgomery County MUD 113 0.9000
Conroe ISD 1.2800 or Montgomery ISD 1.3700
Total (per $100 valuation) 2.9209 (CISD) 3.0109 (MISD)
By Jules Rogers
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Jules Rogers has been covering community journalism and urban trade news since 2014. She moved to Houston in June 2018 to become an editor with Community Impact Newspaper after four years of reporting for various newspapers affiliated with the Portland Tribune in Oregon, including two years at the Portland Business Tribune. Before that, Jules spent time reporting for the Grants Pass Daily Courier in Southern Oregon. Her favorite beats to cover are business, economic development and urban planning.


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