Hilshire Village is a city in Harris County, Texas. It is the smallest of the Memorial Villages in terms of area.

In the 1940’s Frank Bruess and his mother left Missouri, entered Texas and purchased 30 acres of land in his state. Bruess read about a country estate in Hillshire, England and fell in love with the name and decided to call his development Hilshire Village, dropping off the extra l. On April 15, 1955, Hillshire Village was officially incorporated.

Living in Hilshire Village Houston TX

The area is surrounding by beautiful homes and in the past few years newer homes have gone up. The majority of households are married couples with children under the age of 18. The area has a lot of great parks for families to enjoy time outside. There is also large population of those 65 and older who live alone.

Hilshire Village is located in District 136 of the Texas House of Representatives It is in the 7th congressional district.

If you are looking for great schools, you can look know further than Hilshire Village, which is served by Spring Branch Independent School District. Hilshire Village is zoned to Bear Boulevard School  in Spring Valley Village. Valley Oaks Elementary School in Spring Branch Houston, Spring Branch Middle School in Hedwig Village and Memorial High School in Hedwig, Village. These are all great schools and have a great attendance record.

If you are looking for a private school they have School of the Woods which is located in Hilshire Village and one of the two campuses of the Monarch School in Houston area. The city is served by the Houston Community College System. The area newspaper is the Houston Chronicle.

It is a wonderful location to start a family and be part of a quiet neighborhood and still not be out of the city limits.