Kempwood Neighborhood Useful Links

City of Houston

City of Houston
City Council District A
3-1-1 Report a Problem

Report graffiti, request street repairs, much more

ZIP code 77080 - Reference Page
Spring Branch North Super Neighborhood

Metro Bus System & Light Rail
    Metro Schedules
    Kempwood is served by:
Bus 36 - Kempwood
    This bus goes primarily East on Kempwood and 34th Street to the Northline Transit Center, connecting to the Red Line light rail.

Real-time Freeway Traffic

Houston Bikeways Network
Kempwood Drive includes a shared-lane bicycle path. A long-distance, off-street "key connection" has been proposed in the 2016 Houston Bike Plan.

Harris County, Texas

Harris County

Harris County Appraisal District
Residential and business property taxes

Harris County Office of Emergency Management
Emergency management planning
and disaster recovery

Harris County Flood Control District

Spring Branch I.S.D.

Spring Branch Independent School District

Northbrook Senior High School
About 1/2 mile south on Crestdale Drive

Northbrook Middle School
About 3/4 mile west, Kempwood Drive to Rosefield Dr

Spring Shadows Elementary School
Across Kempwood Drive

Bear Blvd. School
(pre-Kindergarten) - about 3-1/2 miles

Other Local Schools

Clay Road Baptist School
About 1.6 miles away

St. Jerome Catholic School, K-8
About 1.2 miles east on Kempwood Drive

The Monarch School
About 0.5 mile west on Kempwood Drive

Houston Christian High School
About 1.9 miles west on Kempwood Drive

Get Out and About

Don't Mess with Texas

Houston Arboretum 

Houston Zoo 

Museum District 

NASA - Space Center Houston

Agnes Moffitt Park
About 2.7 miles away; includes a city pool with high dive platforms, basketball pavilion, and a disc golf course 

Bane Park
9600 W. Little York Road, 77040
About 4.5 miles away; includes a small stocked fishing lake and many other amenities
. Sometimes known as Cy-Fair Park.

Bear Creek Park
About 6 miles away; includes numerous sports fields, three golf courses, equestrian center, nature trails, picnic facilities (including pavilions) and more

Texas State Parks

Especially for Visitors

Visit Houston

Houston CityPass
Lets you visit 5 local attractions in a 9 day period at a substantial discount

Visit the Bay Area

Visit Galveston


Libraries - City of Houston

Hillendahl Library
2436 Gessner Rd, 77080

About 1.3 miles away; adjacent to Emnora Lane Hike and Bike Trail

Ring Library
8835 Long Point, 77055
About 2.5 miles away

Libraries - Harris County

Spring Branch Memorial Library
930 Corbindale, 77024

About 4 miles away; adjacent to Hedwig Park

Fairbanks Library
7122 Gessner Dr, 77040
About 4.5 miles away; adjacent to Bane Park


Clay Road YMCA
10655 Clay Road, 77041
About 2.1 miles away

Plant & Garden

Housing and Utilities

Weather & Disaster

Climate of Houston

NOAA - Kempwood Point Forecast

Real-time Rainfall Map 

Houston Area Flood Zone Map
Kempwood is on Panel 0635. In both the 2000 and 2007 assessments, Kempwood subdivision remains in the Zone X (unshaded) area representing minimal chance for flood. If you are buying flood insurance, have your property assessed by a professional.

Hurricane Preparedness 

National Hurricane Center

City Emergency Website
(works with mobile phones)
from Houston Office of Emergency Management

Emergency Closings

from radio station KTRH

Major Road Closures
from Houston Transtar

Memorial Hermann Hospital, approximately 4 miles

Moving to Houston

Moving to Houston: Reddit Comprehensive Guide

Start a Business in Houston

City of Houston One Stop Business Center

Greater Houston Partnership

U of H Small Business Development Center

State Taxes

Property Taxes

See Kempwood Neighborhood At a Glance for more information about our part of Houston.