Introduction to Humble, Texas
Humble, Texas, in Harris county, is 17 miles N of Houston, Texas. The people of the city are in the Houston metropolitan area.
The city of Humble was first settled in the early 1800s. Joseph Dunman visited the area in 1828 and is believed to be the city's first settler. The community was named after Pleasant Smith "Plez" Humble, one of the original settlers who later became the justice of the peace. In the early 1900s, oil was first produced in Humble and it became a major oil boom town. The first railroad entered the city in 1904. Humble was officially incorporated in 1933.
Humble and nearby Attractions
- Mercer Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
- Humble Historical Museum
- Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center
- San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
- Sheldon Lake State Park
- National Museum of Funeral History
Things To Do In Humble
The city of Humble offers several parks and open spaces including Hirsch Memorial Park, Humble City Park, Timberwood Park, Uptown Park, and Schott Park. Some of the local churches worth visting are the First Baptist Church of Humble, Bread of Life Baptist Church, Lamb of God Lutheran Church, and Church of Christ Humble. You can also visit Humble Museum to explore the city's history. Shopping can be enjoyed at Deerbrook Shopping Center.
George Bush Intercontinental Airport is nearby.
Humble Higher Education
San Jacinto College-North Campus, University of St Thomas, and University of Houston-Downtown offer higher educational facilities.