Montgomery County Relocation Guide

Montgomery County is one of the most desirable areas to live in the state of Texas. People from across the state flock to Montgomery County for its incredible weather and laidback lifestyle. This multicultural community is an hour north of Houston, so it's away from the bustle of the city, but still remains close enough to have easy access to Houston’s big-city amenities.

Montgomery County is a family-oriented area filled with top-rated schools, large parks, and playgrounds. Homes can be found in quiet neighborhoods, perfect for growing families.

The glistening Lake Conroe is one of the most popular attractions in the area. It brings people from far and wide to Montgomery County for both vacation and relocation. You’ll never be bored in Montgomery County with its incredible amenities and outdoor activities.

We absolutely love this area and we know that you will too. Here are some great things to know about Montgomery County that will help you prepare for your move:

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Fast Facts About Montgomery County

lake conroe at sunsetPopulation of County: 590,925 (2018)

Largest City by Population: Conroe (84,378 people)

Days of Sun per Year: 204 day

Inches of Rain per Year: 50 inches

Summer Weather High: 93 degrees

Winter Weather Low: 41 degrees

Lake Conroe Water Sports

Lake Conroe is a magnificent lake that’s one of the county’s most beloved attractions. People come to Lake Conroe for swimming, paddle-boarding, kayaking, and more!


waterboarding on lake conroeBoating is one of the most popular things to do on Lake Conroe with plenty of marinas and docks along the lakeside. The lake is perfect for thrilling sports like tubing, waterskiing, and wakeboarding. Lake Conroe is also a great place for relaxing, so lounge on your boat under the hot Texas sun.

Boating on Lake Conroe is used as a form of transportation. In fact, there are many stores available by boat, like pharmacies and restaurants. With Lake Conroe, you never have to worry about traffic!


Lake Conroe is known to have some of the best fishing in the state. Fish are abundant in this lake and include Largemouth Bass, White Perch, and Catfish. You can either fish on your own boat, or you can use a fishing guide service to take you to the best locations.

Storing your boat at Lake Conroe is made easy with the plethora of marinas and docks nearby. But, you don’t have to put your boat away for the winter. You can continue to use your boat even through the winter months because the weather never gets too cold.

Premier Golfing

Golfing is big in Montgomery County and courses are open all year because of the area’s moderate temperature. You can find seemingly countless golf courses and country clubs around Montgomery County.

Walden on Lake Conroe Golf Club:

montgomery county golfOne of the top-rated golf courses is Walden on Lake Conroe Golf Club. This premier private gold club has one of the best courses in the Houston area. It's hosted prestigious events over the years, like the 2010 Women’s Texas Cup and the 2017 TGA Women’s Eclectic Championship. Events like these have brought the golf club nation-wide attention.

Learn more about what this club has to offer!

West Fork Golf and Country Club

This golf and country club is an 18-hole championship golf course that sits along the riverside of the San Jacinto River. The course is on rolling terrain among hardwoods and wetlands, adding interest to your tee-time.

Learn more about this golf and country club!

Panorama Golf Club

Panorama Golf Club is located north of The Woodlands and has three separate 9-hole layouts. This is a great course for players of all skill levels, ranging from beginners to professionals. There are plenty of tee-times at this golf club, so tee-time is bound to fit into your schedule.

Visit Panorama Golf Club's website for more information!

Incredible Parks

Montgomery County has an abundance of parks that give residents endless opportunity to get out into nature.

Sam Houston National Forest

sam houston national park in houston, txSam Houston National Forest is 163,037 acres of dense forest surrounding Lake Conroe and regions to the north. This forest provides Montgomery County with an overflow of walking and hiking trails suitable for all skill levels.

This forest is one of the most favourable places to go for weekend camping trips where you can hike, fish, boat, and stargaze in the natural beauty of the forest.

John Burge Park at Shadow Lakes:

This is a fantastic park in Conroe where children can play on the playground and everyone can eat at the picnic pavilion. John Burge Park has a learning centre where visitors can learn about the natural landscape of the area. This park is also a great place to play disc golf and go for hikes around their multitude of trails.

Lake Conroe Park

Lake Conroe Park is located on the west shore of Lake Conroe and occupies 13 acres of green space where visitors can be out in nature. This park has barbecue pits and picnic tables where you can eat out with your family.

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Janet Owens The Property Source

Janet Owens & The Property Source real estate agents will be happy to provide you with more information about Montgomery County real estate, show you properties that have caught your eye, and guide you through the buying process.

Contact us online, or call 281.844.6584 today!