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Referred to by locals as the "Hometown with a Heart," Tomball is a quaint little town for those looking for a change of pace.
It is located 28 miles northwest of downtown Houston, along north-south running State Highway 249. Interstate 45 and its branch off, the Hardy Tollway, also provide quick north-south transportation, and can be accessed within 20 minutes east of the Tomball area.
Despite the small town feel, it is home to some big name employers. Hewlett Packard employs approximately 10,000 workers, followed by the smaller and more local Tomball Regional Medical Center (1,600 workers) and Tomball ISD (1,436 workers).
The area of Tomball is very open and rural, a great place for the parks the city is implementing. Currently in construction is Burroughs Park, located just northeast of Tomball which will be a 330 acre park that is completely wheel-chair accessible and designed to meet the needs of disabled children. The northwest side of Tomball has Spring Creek Park, with picnic tables, sports areas, camping, and a playground. While some enjoy the outdoors, some enjoy shopping indoors much more.
In Downtown Tomball, residents can browse through 50 antique and collectibles shops. The city is also home to larger chains of retailers, appeasing those who look to be on the trendier side of things.