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City of Katy

City of Katy

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Katy city homes for sale

Katy water tower

City of Katy water tower

If you are looking for the charm of older towns and neighborhoods you might consider Katy for your home.   For many years old Katy has been a small town that you could identify by the large rice dryer and water tower in the middle of town, Snappy’s cafe with traditional Texas food, and very good football teams.  In the recent past the area was renowned for the huge number of Snow Geese that overwintered in nearby rice fields of such places as Cinco Ranch.  Unfortunately the price of rice dropped to the point it was no longer feasible to grow the crop and the Snow Goose population moved further down the coast.

Katy rice dryer

Rice dryer near the middle of Katy

The actual city limits of Katy lies mostly north of Interstate 10 in Harris, Fort Bend and Waller counties and is split by US 90, and is north of Cinco Ranch. A larger area known as Katy is outside of the city limits and within the Katy Independent School District and nearly everyone in this area has a Katy postal address. To find old Katy homes for sale just look to the bottom of this page.  Old Katy was a rice farming and cattle ranching community started in the late 1900’s and was a small county town until recently.  

New subdivisions

There are several new subdivisions in or near the Katy City limits (Map)  See more information about these communities and homes for sale by clicking on the following subdivision names.  Cane Island is located on the west side of Katy.  Katy Oaks is a subdivision by KB Homes.  The Falls at Green Meadows on Avenue D is on the site of the former Green Meadows golf course and will have 450 homes.  The Enclave at Katy (Map) is located on Avenue D. Other home builders are building within the city limits in previously vacant areas. Morton Creek Ranch (Map) is located on Morton Ranch just west of 99.  

Elyson (Map) community is located on the Grand Parkway 99 and FM 529.  Lakes of Katy and August Lakes   (Map) are located on Pitts and Clay Rd northeast of the City. Waterstone Springs (Waterstone)   (Map)  is north of Katy on the east side of 99 at Morton Ranch Rd.  Katy Trails (Not Trails of Katy) is at the corner of Clay and Pitts Roads, north of I-10 and west of 99.  Ventana Lakes  (Map) is at Peek and Clay and King Crossing is northeast of the City on Clay Road and Katy Hockley Cut Off near the Grand Parkway 99. Trails of Katy (Not Katy Trails), Anserra Preserve and Anserra Estates, Willow Creek Farms, Young Ranch and Jordan Ranch are to the west of the City of Katy, near I-10. Cinco Ranch area has new subdivisions.

 (Katy communities west of 99 and Cinco Ranch) other areas  (Katy Cinco Ranch east, Westpark Tollway, Fulshear, Pecan Grove, country homes)  To visit any of these homes just give me a call or email 281-924-2531

Katy has two museums

The townsite was set in 1895 and was named for the M-K-T Railroad (KT) that ran through it. The city was incorporated in 1945. Traditionally the town was a rail hub, had rice farming and cattle and a large natural gas field. The Katy Heritage Museum at 6002 George Bush Drive in the VFW Park. Vintage farming equipment and artifacts from Katy’s agricultural and pioneering history are on display, along with scores of old photographs and antiques.

Katy railroad museum

Katy railroad museum

A downtown park is home to the historic Missouri-Kansas-Texas Depot, which has been restored to serve as an Information & Tourist Center.  The Katy Heritage Society Railroad Museum is inside. The Heritage Society’s red caboose is also located on the beautifully landscaped site with benches and a town clock. To find Katy homes for sale within the city limits just look to the bottom of this page.

As in all small towns the price range of homes vary greatly.  There are many small subdivisions.  The list price range varies from $60,000 to $875,000 in this revitalizing area.  To see descriptions, prices and locations of Katy city homes for sale just scroll down.

Katy Hospitals

The Katy area is rapidly becoming a regional medical center much as Sugar Land.  There are three major hospitals with a fourth planned.  Christus St. Catherine Hospital is at the corner of Kingsland and Fry Rd  Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital I-10 and Grand Parkway 99.  Methodist Hospital  and Texas Children’s Hospital-West Campus  are located at Interstate 10 and Barker Cypress.  A proposed Proposed: St. Luke’s Hospital on Grand Parkway, will be located just South of I-10 at the  Grand Parkway 99 and Kingsland Blvd.  To find old Katy city homes for sale just look to the bottom of this page.

The city of Katy has direct access to Houston via I-10, also known as the  Katy Freeway.  For more information about highways for commuting just click. 

Public Schools, Private Schools and Colleges

Katy Ind School District serves the area with Katy High School which has an incredible football program.  Katy High School may be found at US 90 and FM 1463.   Hutsell Elementary School and Katy Junior High School are located on Franz Road on the east side of Katy.  When looking for Katy homes for sale and you have children be sure to check the school zoning as it may change from year to year. New schools are being built every year. School information and ratings.  To find homes for sale in and around Katy just scroll down.

Private Schools and Colleges. Childrens Lighthouse Learning Center school is on Kingsland Blvd. in WoodCreek Reserve. Westlake Preparatory Lutheran Academy school is on Bellaire in Bella Terra (PreK through 7th grade). Sugar Creek Montessori School is located on Gaston Road. Harmony Science Academy West Houston, a charter school, is located at 99 and the Westpark. Pope John XXIII Catholic High School is on the Grand Parkway 99 north in Katy. Faith West Academy may be found on Porter Rd. near Franz Rd. 

Houston Community College is located on Kingsland Blvd. near Pin Oak Road and Katy Mills Mall nearby. Katy. The University of Houston at Cinco Ranch is located at 4242 South Mason Road, Katy, Tx. To see descriptions and prices of Katy homes for sale just go to the bottom of this page.

Golf, Children’s Sports, Fitness

There are several golf courses in and near Katy.  Nearby is an 18-hole golf course The Club at Falcon Point on Falcon Point Drive. features tennis, swimming, dining and fitness center in addition to golf.

Childrens sports are available. Soccer. FFPS soccer leagues may be found in Katy, Tx. Football. Katy youth football. Volleyball. Katy Volleyball academy is in Katy. Baseball. For baseball leagues just click on the following: Katy National Little League , Katy Pony League baseball, Katy Select Baseball Assoc. A Katy family YMCA is located on Westheimer Parkway, a short distance from Seven Lakes.  To find the charm of older Katy city homes and new homes for sale just look to the bottom of this page.


Katy Millls is a huge shopping mall located onthe east side of Katy. Pin Oak Shopping center is on Pin Oak Road also.  LaCenterra on Cinco Ranch Blvd and Grand Parkway 99 across from Cinco Ranch High School. You can see the belltower for miles.  A large shopping center is located at 99 and S. Fry Road. It features, HEB grocery, Home Depot, Hobby Lobby and many other shops, fast food and restaurants. To find homes for sale in the city of Katy just look to the bottom of this page. 

 (Katy communities west of 99 and Cinco Ranch)  other areas (Katy Cinco Ranch east, Westpark Tollway, Fulshear, Pecan Grove, country homes)  To visit any of these homes just give me a call, email or Text 281-924-2531.