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Walnut Bend, Houston

A sign indicating Walnut Bend is in the median
Walnut Bend Recreation Center, a facility for residents of Walnut Bend

Walnut Bend is a subdivision in Houston, Texas, United States.

Walnut Bend is located north of Westheimer Road (Farm to Market Road 1093) and outside of Beltway 8. It is near Westchase.

Ten sections opened in the late 1950s. The typical residence ranges from 2,000 square feet (190 m2) to 2,800 square feet (260 m2).[1]

History

After Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in 2005, many refugees from the hurricane settled in apartment complexes in close proximity to Walnut Bend. .[2]

Government and infrastructure

Walnut Bend is a part of Houston City Council District G.[3]

Education

Revere Middle School

Walnut Bend residents are zoned to Houston Independent School District schools. The community is within Trustee District VI, represented by Greg Meyers as of 2008.[4]

Schools serving Walnut Bend include Walnut Bend Elementary School,[5] Revere Middle School[6] (with West Briar Middle School as an option), and Westside High School.[7] Walnut Bend opened in 1964, Revere opened in 1980, and Westside opened in 2000. Walnut Bend received a new campus building in 2007.[8] Prior to the opening of Westside, Walnut Bend was zoned to Lee High School.[9] Prior to the opening of Revere Middle School, Walnut Bend was zoned to TH Rogers Junior High.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Westchase's pep gives big boost to Walnut Bend." Houston Chronicle.
  2. ^ O'Hare, Peggy. "Which came first — the evacuees or the crime?." Houston Chronicle. October 22, 2006.
  3. ^ City of Houston, Council District Maps, District G." City of Houston. Retrieved on November 5, 2011.
  4. ^ "Trustee Districts Map." Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on November 11, 2008.
  5. ^ "Walnut Bend Elementary Attendance Zone." Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on February 5, 2009.
  6. ^ "Revere Middle Attendance Zone." Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on February 5, 2009.
  7. ^ "Westside High School Attendance Zone." Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on February 5, 2009.
  8. ^ "School Histories: the Stories Behind the Names." Houston Independent School District. Accessed September 24, 2008.
  9. ^ "High Schools." Houston Independent School District. April 13, 2002. Retrieved on May 6, 2009.

External links

  • Walnut Bend Home Association
  • Walnut Bend Independent News

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