Atascocita, Texas

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Atascocita is a census-designated place (CDP) in Harris County, Texas, United States.

Atascocita is a large development located north and south of Farm to Market Road 1960 about six miles (10 km) east of Humble and eighteen miles (29 km) northeast of downtown Houston in northeastern Harris County.

Bordered on the east by Lake Houston, the community contains several parks, country clubs, and golf courses, including Atascocita country club and, a recreation of some of the United States's most celebrated golf holes.

Atascocita was named after Atascocita Road, which followed the route of the existing F. M. 1960.[3]

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History

Construction in the area began in the 1970s. In the 1990s Atascocita included fifteen neighborhoods and was considered to be one of the fastest-growing developments in the Greater Houston Area.[3]

In 2009 the Gadberry Group named Atascocita as one of nine "9 from 2009" most notable high growth areas in the United States.[4]

Geography

Atascocita is located at 29°59′36″N 95°10′55″W / 29.99333°N 95.18194°W / 29.99333; -95.18194 (29.993365, -95.182054)[5].

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