Accolades

Awards Received by The Woodlands Township

  1. 2021
  2. 2020
  3. 2019
  4. 2018
  5. 2017
  6. 2016
  7. 2015
  8. 2014
  9. 2013

  • Niche Best City to Live in America logoThe Woodlands Township was named Best City to Live in America by Niche.com.
    The Woodlands also ranked in the top 10 for the following categories:

    • Best Cities to Buy a House in America (#2 of 228)
    • Best Cities to Raise a Family in America (#2 of 228)
    • Cities with the Best Public Schools in America (#6 of 228)
    • Best Cities to Retire in America (#7 of 228). 
    Read the press release.


  • SP rating graphicThe Woodlands Township achieved the highest bond rating in the State of Texas for an unincorporated community and second highest rating possible within Standard & Poor’s criteria. The announcement from Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings puts the Township in an elite group for its outstanding financial management. Only 53 of 1,216, or 4%, of cities/towns in Texas hold an AA+ rating. Read the press release.


  • Township Lifeguards First Place TeamThe Woodlands Township lifeguards concluded another successful lifeguard competition season with a first-place overall finish at the Gulf Coast Guard Games. The Woodlands Township brought five teams that competed in events testing their skills in CPR/First Aid, Water Surveillance and Rescue, and Spinal Management. All five teams placed in the top three of every event and one team won first place overall in the competition. 
    Read the press release.


Media Accolades

50 Best Places to Live in the U.S.
Travel + Leisure, May 27, 2021

9 Suburbs Near Houston You Should Absolutely Visit
Thrillist.com, March 23, 2021