Bunker Hill Village, Texas

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Bunker Hill Village is a city in Harris County, Texas, United States. The population was 3,654 at the 2000 census.

The United States Postal Service uses "Houston" for all Bunker Hill Village addresses; "Bunker Hill Village" is not an acceptable city designation for mail addressed to places in Bunker Hill Village [1].

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History

Prior to the city's incorporation, German farmers settled the area and built sawmills to process local lumber. A 1936 county highway map states that the area had scattered residences near one of its sawmills.[3]

In the mid-1950s, effort to form a Spring Branch municipality failed.[4] The city incorporated in December 1954 with a mayor-council government. In 1962 the city had 2,216 people. By 1966 Bunker Hill Village became affluent and had two public schools and two churches. In 1981 4,442 people lived in Bunker Hill Village.[3]

In 2008, Forbes.com selected Bunker Hill Village along with Sugar Land and Hunters Creek Village as one of the three Houston-area "Top Suburbs To Live Well" of Houston.[5]

Geography

Bunker Hill Village is located at 29°46′1″N 95°32′9″W / 29.76694°N 95.53583°W / 29.76694; -95.53583 (29.767058, -95.535969)[6].

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