Huntsville, TX is on the north side of Houston off 1H-45. The Huntsville area in East Texas is located just 90 minutes north of Houston. It is surrounded by lush, green piney woods and the Sam Houston National Forest. The Huntsville area is a college and retirement town that offers great home prices.
Take a walk on a gorgeous National Park hiking trail, see General Sam Houston's Monument, visit Sam Houston's Memorial Grave, or go to a winery featuring wines from grapes harvested right in Huntsville. Go fishing in the many area lakes, or play a quick 9 holes at one of the areas many golf courses. Many other sites include, The Walls, Peckerwood Hill, Thorwaldsen Statute of Christ, Emancipation Park, Ahysen Mural, and The Gibbs Bros. building. Throughout the year the Huntsville community sponsors and holds many festivals and Texas style celebrations.
If you are planning on attending one of the States fine colleges, Sam Houston State University fits the bill. It has been expanding and growing the last couple few years.
So if you want acreage, beautiful rolling hills, or just a nice quiet residential home with a small town atmosphere, come to Huntsville.