Manvel, Texas, is on the rise in more ways than one. This small town in southeastern Texas is picture perfect to both residents and visitors alike, home to elegant, spacious homes that cut no corners and earn Manvel the nickname of 'The Real Town and Country'. Manvel's neighborhoods are classic Texas, with wide streets lined with old trees and well-kept houses. Homeowner opportunities abound, particularly for families in search of roomy two and three-story homes that allow ample room for growth.
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Only twenty miles drive from either Houston or Sugarland, Manvel is situated in the heart of Brazoria county. Students who reside in the town have access to the Alvin Independent School District, through which they may attend one of numerous elementary schools or one of a couple high schools. Plans are in the works for the construction of several new educational institutions that will serve the area in coming years. For young adults, the Alvin Community College System hosts classes at a local high school in the evenings and on weekends. However, college-age students also have their choice of one of over a dozen well known colleges and universities close by, including Rice University and the University of Houston.
The population of Manvel, Texas, currently hovers around 5,000, but is growing moderately as families discover the charms of this beautiful hometown. The City of Manvel Park and Croix Park give adults and kids alike a place to enjoy the great outdoors, while nearby there are Houston attractions like boating, hiking, and biking trails and the Houston Zoo. The region has one of the highest numbers of green space per resident, and there are plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities for fishers, athletes, and casual joggers. Texas State Highway 288 runs along Manvel, allowing commuters to conveniently hop on the road to Houston to the north or Angleton to the south for easy access to shopping and services.