Hunters Creek Village, Texas

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Hunters Creek Village is a city in Harris County, Texas, United States. The population was 4,374 at the 2000 census.

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

As of 2000, Hunters Creek Village is the 5th wealthiest location in Texas by per capita income. A 2010 BusinessWeek study stated that Hunters Creek Village was the most expensive suburb in Texas.[3]

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History

Prior to the incorporation of Piney Point Village, German farmers settled the area and opened sawmills. By 1936 the community had a sawmill and several residences.[4]

In the mid-1950s, effort to form a Spring Branch municipality failed.[5] The city incorporated in 1954 with a mayor-alderman government. By 1966 year the community had a school and a church. Between 1960 and 1980 the population increased from 2,478 to 4,580. In 1982 the population fell to 4,215. 4,598 people lived in Hunters Creek Village in 1990.[4]

In 2008, Forbes.com selected Hunters Creek Village along with Sugar Land and Bunker Hill Village as one of the three Houston-area "Top Suburbs To Live Well."[6]

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