La Porte

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La PorteLa Porte, TX is a community with award winning schools, spacious parkland with easy access to the Houston Ship Channel, Galveston Bay, and downtown Houston. La Porte is the oldest incorporated town in East Harris County. It had its beginning as a real estate venture by developers from Denver, CO. The group began advertising the area s being suited for agriculture but soon realized that the temperatures were too cold during winters. La Porte gained recognition as the home of Sylvan Beach Park and a resort town until World War II. A series of hurricanes brought the demise of Sylvan Beach.

Neighborhoods in La Porte

La PorteFairmont Park subdivision offers its residents a baseball complex, swimming pool playground, basketball court, walking trails and a recreational facility. Many resale and new homes are available. Students of this neighborhood will attend La Porte ISD.