Atascocita, Texas

Atascocita: Census designated place

About

Atascocita is a CDP located in the county of Harris in the U.S. state of Texas.

Atascocita, Texas: A Scenic Houston Suburb

Nestled along the shores of Lake Houston is the lovely suburb of Atascocita, Texas. This growing Houston area community provides beautiful scenery and plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities.

Overview of Atascocita

Atascocita is located in northeast Harris County, about 25 miles from downtown Houston. It spans nearly 30 square miles and has about 65,000 residents.

Atascocita has gone through major growth since the 2000s as families move to the area for its nature trails, golf courses, parks, and new residential communities. Pinehurst Trail Park and Atascocita Park offer hiking and biking among Atascocita's scenic pine forests.

Recreation at Lake Houston

Atascocita sits along the southwestern shores of Lake Houston. This 22-square mile lake provides popular water recreation like fishing, swimming, jet skiing, and boating. Some top spots include:

  • Atascocita Beach Park - Sandy swimming beach with a bathhouse.
  • Tournament Point Park - Fishing pier, boat launch, and trails.
  • Walden on Lake Houston - Upscale golf course community.

Other Attractions

In addition to the lake, Atascocita has shopping centers, movie theaters, golf courses, and dining along FM 1960. Residents also enjoy the Katy Railroad Depot Museum and the Creighton Theatre venue.

With its natural beauty and abundant amenities, Atascocita offers appealing Houston suburb living.

Atascocita locator map
Location of Atascocita on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Atascocita

Population : 65,844
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Harris County
Postal code : 77346
Phone Area Codes : 281
Area : 63 km2
Altitude : 72 feet / 22 meters
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 06:51:29 (20th May 2024)
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Geography

Atascocita is located at 29°59'56"N 95°10'36"W (29.9988300, -95.1766000).

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Schools in Atascocita

College & universities near Atascocita, TX

Code Name City ZIP
459958 Fortis Institute Houston (TX) 77060
229416 Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. Houston (TX) 77073
443696 Interactive College of Technology Houston (TX) 77060-2303
486798 Tulsa Welding School-Houston Houston (TX) 77060-2100
366261 Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Houston (TX) 77090-5918

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Atascocita, TX

Code Name Address Type
HOS Houston 902 Washington Ave. RAIL
HOG Houston, TX 2121 Main Street BUS
PVW Prairie View, TX 44814 US Highway 290 Business \r\n BUS
GLS Galveston (Texas Eagle Bus), Texas 25th St. and Strand St. BUS
BMT Beaumont 2555 W. Cedar Street RAIL

Post offices near Atascocita

Post Office Name City ZIP
Kingwood Post Office Kingwood (TX) 77339
Humbl Post Office Humble (TX) 77338
Huffman Post Office Huffman (TX) 77336
Foxbrook Post Office Humble (TX) 77338
Crosby Post Office Crosby (TX) 77532

Other cities in Harris County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Harris County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Houston 2,316,120 The fourth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Houston metropolitan area.
Pasadena 149,440 The second most populous city in Harris County, Texas.
Baytown 77,288 The most populous city in Harris County, Texas.
Spring 54,298 Census-designated place in Harris County, Texas, United States
Channelview 38,289 Census designated place
La Porte 35,775 City in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America
Deer Park 32,913 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Katy 23,889 City in Texas, United States; within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area
Cloverleaf 22,942 Census designated place
Bellaire 18,906 Village in Belmont County, Ohio, United States
Brownwood 18,208 City in Texas, United States of America
South Houston 17,446 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Aldine 15,869 Census designated place
Humble 15,539 City in Texas
West University Place 15,496 City in Harris County, Texas, U.
Seabrook 13,879 City in Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Atascocita distances to largest Texas cities