It is named for the magnolia trees that grew in the area.

Welcome to Magnolia

A city at the heart of progress with a neighborly soul

Situated in southwest Montgomery County, Magnolia, TX, stands at the forefront of growth and expansion, marking it as one of the most promising cities in the U.S. A mere stone's throw from Houston, Magnolia is a city on the rise, fueled by the advent of the SH 249 Toll Way and the arrival of major corporations like ExxonMobil. Yet, despite its rapid development, Magnolia retains its unique charm — a place where the modern meets the rustic, and the community spirit runs deep.

In Magnolia, a warm, friendly community blends seamlessly with the allure of rural charm and contemporary conveniences. It's a city where neighbors are more like family, always ready to lend a hand or share a smile. With a landscape poised for growth yet deeply rooted in its traditional values, Magnolia offers an unparalleled quality of life for those looking to call it home or establish a business. 

What to Love

  • A friendly and welcoming community that embodies the essence of neighborly love
  • The perfect balance of country living with the conveniences of modern life
  • Diverse schooling options, catering to the needs of every family with public, charter, and private institutions

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Magnolia is characterized by its relaxed yet vibrant community atmosphere. Residents enjoy the luxury of space and the tranquility of rural living without sacrificing access to modern amenities and conveniences. The city's growth has brought with it a plethora of dining, shopping, and recreational opportunities, enhancing the quality of life for its inhabitants. In Magnolia, you can start your day with a round of golf, enjoy a leisurely lunch at a local diner, and end with an evening stroll through one of its picturesque parks — a testament to the balanced and fulfilling lifestyle that awaits here.

Dining and Shopping

Magnolia's dining scene is as diverse as it is delicious, offering everything from cozy coffee shops like Golden Hour to hearty Texas BBQ at The Meating Place BBQ. Magnolia Diner and The Treehouse Cafe are local favorites, serving up classic American fare with a side of Southern hospitality. Whether you're in the mood for a gourmet steakhouse experience or casual dining at a food truck, Magnolia's culinary landscape has something to satisfy every palate.

Shopping in Magnolia is a delightful experience, with Westwood Village offering a wide range of retail options from local boutiques to national brands. The city's growth has not only expanded its dining and shopping offerings but also enriched the local culture, making Magnolia a hub for those who appreciate the finer things in life without the hustle and bustle of big-city living.

Things to Do and Entertainment

Unity Park is a recreational paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and families alike, providing acres of green space for sports, picnics, and leisurely walks. The High Meadow Ranch Golf Club offers golfers a challenging yet picturesque course to test their skills, while the Tamina Community Market invites locals to explore a variety of artisan goods and fresh produce.

Magnolia's calendar is dotted with festivals and events that unite the community to celebrate the city's culture, history, and progress. From seasonal markets to community gatherings, there's always something happening in Magnolia, providing endless entertainment and opportunities to connect with fellow residents.

Overview for Magnolia, TX

2,303 people live in Magnolia, where the median age is 36.6 and the average individual income is $36,328. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

36.6 years

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Around Magnolia, TX

There's plenty to do around Magnolia, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Birria & Chips, Magnolia Thai Restaurant, and Yankee Doodle Donut.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.58 miles 9 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.84 miles 60 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 4.54 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.55 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.67 miles 7 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 3.56 miles 82 reviews 4.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Magnolia, TX

Magnolia has 830 households, with an average household size of 2.77. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Magnolia do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,303 people call Magnolia home. The population density is 802 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.59 / 52.41%

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Schools in Magnolia, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Magnolia. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Alternative Education Program
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Willie E Williams Elementary
PreK - 4th
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