FORT BEND COUNTRY NORTH / RICHMOND REAL ESTATE GUIDE

2022 Fort Bend Country North / Richmond homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Nestled 45 minutes southwest of Downtown Houston, the small independent city of Richmond is one of the Best Houston Suburbs. The city is also a county seat of Fort Bend. The neighborhood features master-planned communities, great accessibility to several neighborhoods, and historic homes.

Richmond city remains popular thanks to its:

Richmond offers various housing options and designs, from ranch styles to waterfront and golf course homes. There are also homes in gated communities available in the area. Due to the community’s popularity, Richmond real estate can be challenging to navigate.

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Table of Contents

  1. Fort Bend Country North / Richmond Home Sale Trends
  2. Fort Bend Country North / Richmond Best Realtor Insights
  3. Fort Bend Country North / Richmond Maps, Location & Zip Code
  4. Fort Bend Country North / Richmond Schools
  5. Fort Bend Country North / Richmond Real Estate Market

Fort Bend Country North / Richmond Home Sale Trends

Fort Bend Country North / Richmond Real Estate Trends

Richmond is a 4.3 sq miles independent city, and a county seat of Fort Bend situated southwest of Downtown. The city comprises several neighborhoods, master-planned communities, and historic homes.

The Richmond city features:

Richmond also features several architectural designs and styles of its historic homes made by various notable builders.


Fort Bend Country North / Richmond Best Realtor Insights

Steeped in history, Richmond features a mix of old and new. Several established neighborhoods and new construction master-planned communities call the city home.


Fort Bend Country North / Richmond Maps, Location & Zip Code

Fort Bend Country North / Richmond Map

Commute Time Fort Bend Country North / Richmond
Downtown (min) 40
Med Ctr (min) 40
Energy Corridor (min) 30
Galleria (min) 30

Map of Fort Bend Country North / Richmond

Highlights Fort Bend Country North / Richmond
Amenities The neighborhood is home to several parks including:
- The City Hall Park
- Wessendorff Park
- Keith A. Crawford Memorial Park
- Clay Park
- Old Oak Tree Park
- Freeman Town Park
- George Park

Richmond is also close to outdoor/community pools/spas such as the Bratton Pools and The Rich Rose Spa.

A number of master-planned communities are within the city including Aliana, Harvest Green, Lakes of Bella Terra, and the Pecan Grove.
Golf Courses - Limited Options
Run / Bike Trails - Hiking trails are available at Clay Park, George Park, and Richmond City Park.
Nearby Retail / Dining Sitting along with US Highway 90 Alternate (Avenue H), the neighborhood residents can access many retail shops/centers including:
- Fort Bend Women's Center Pennywise Resale Stores
- Cricket Wireless Authorized Retailer
- Dollar Tree
- Rose Rich Shopping Center
- Citi Trends
- Friendly Store

Richmond also features a number of restaurants along US Highway 90 Alternate which include:
- Buena Vista Mexican Restaurant
- Sandy McGee's Restaurant
- Tejas Mexican Grill
- Fusion Kitchen
- Anthony's Seafood
Major Employers - Chevron
- Exxon

Fort Bend Country North / Richmond Schools

Top Elementary Schools Great Schools Ranking
Austin Elem (Lamar) 8
Frost Elem (Lamar) 9
Hubenak Elem 9
Mcneill Elem 8
Oakland Elem 8


Top Middle Schools Great Schools Ranking
Bowie Middle (Fort Bend) 8
Crockett Middle (Fort Bend) 7


Top High Schools Great Schools Ranking
Foster High 8
Travis High (Fort Bend) 7

Homes within Richmond city limits are zoned to Lamar Consolidated ISD schools, while homes within the city’s ETJ are zoned to both LCISD and Fort Bend ISD.

Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) covers a 170-square-mile area and serves Sugar Land, Meadows Place, Richmond, Pearland, and some parts of Houston. The TEA gave the FBISD a “Recognized” rating and was named a National School District of Character in 2011 by the National Schools of Character Program.

Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, or Lamar CISD, has received a “Met Standard” rating from the Texas Education Agency in 2013. It was given an Excellence in Education award by HEB in 2009.

*Due to the number of schools serving Richmond homes, we opted to list them along with each school’s notable awards and programs.


Elementary Schools


Public Elementary Schools zoned to Richmond include:


Middle Schools



High Schools



Richmond Houston Private Schools


The following are some of the more notable private schools in and around Richmond.

To find an updated listing of all Richmond real estate zoned to any specific public school, please send an email to Paige Martin at PMartin@HoustonProperties.com with the property preference and budget that you’re working with.

*Note: School zoning tends to change from year to year, the information provided above is accurate but not guaranteed. Please double-check by visiting the school’s website.


Fort Bend Country North / Richmond Real Estate Market

12 Things Buyers Should Know


Steeped in history, Richmond features a mix of old and new. Several established neighborhoods and new construction master-planned communities call the city home.


Richmond Maps And Location


Richmond is the county seat of Fort Bend, located about 28 miles southwest of downtown Houston.

Fort Bend is the wealthiest county in Texas and is 5th on Forbes’ list of fastest-growing counties in the US.

Incorporated in 1837, the city has a commission-manager form of government. Richmond is home to several county offices and historic buildings. It is made up of several neighborhoods and master-planned communities, including Aliana, Lakes of Bella Terra, Pecan Grove, Harvest Green, Hillcrest, and Winston Terrace.

It covers a 4.3-square-mile area east of Rosenberg and Cummings, and west of Missouri City, Stafford, and Sugar Land. The city has the Greater Katy area to the north.

The city of Richmond is minutes away from main roads, including Grand Parkway to the east and Southwest Freeway to the south. US Highway 90A runs through the city.

Several outdoor recreation centers are available in the area, including Clay Park, Wessendorff Park, Davis Memorial Park, Richmond City Park, George Park, Fort Bend Country Club (a member-owned semi-private club), and Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club.

Richmond Texas real estate is within the 77406, 77407, and 77469 zip codes. (View Houston zip code map.)


Richmond TX Schools


Homes within Richmond city limits are zoned to Lamar Consolidated ISD schools, while homes within the city’s ETJ are zoned to both LCISD and Fort Bend ISD.

Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) covers a 170-square-mile area and serves Sugar Land, Meadows Place, Richmond, Pearland, and some parts of Houston. The TEA gave the FBISD a “Recognized” rating and was named a National School District of Character in 2011 by the National Schools of Character Program.

Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, or Lamar CISD, has received a “Met Standard” rating from the Texas Education Agency in 2013. It was given an Excellence in Education award by HEB in 2009.

*Due to the number of schools serving Richmond homes, we opted to list them along with each school’s notable awards and programs.


Elementary Schools


Public Elementary Schools zoned to Richmond include:


Middle Schools



High Schools



Richmond Houston Private Schools


The following are some of the more notable private schools in and around Richmond.

To find an updated listing of all Richmond real estate zoned to any specific public school, please send an email to Paige Martin at PMartin@HoustonProperties.com with the property preference and budget that you’re working with.

*Note: School zoning tends to change from year to year, the information provided above is accurate but not guaranteed. Please double-check by visiting the school’s website.


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