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CROSBY, TX

CROSBY, TEXAS. Crosby is on FM 2100 near the Southern Pacific tracks two miles north of Hwy 90 and just outside the Houston city limits in eastern Harris County. The town was named for G. J. Crosby, a railroad construction engineer.

Charlie Karcher opened the first store there in 1865, and the town quickly became a retail and shipping center for lumber and agricultural products from between the San Jacinto River and Cedar Bayou. A post office opened at the community in 1877, and in 1884 Crosby reported a population of fifty, a school, a Baptist church, and a general store.

By 1891 it still had fifty inhabitants, as well as a Methodist church, two livestock stables, and a general store. Local legend reports that the community had received the nickname Lick Skillet by 1898. In 1905 it had one school with four teachers and 122 students. There were 300 people in Crosby in 1925 and 600 in 1929, when it became a banking center. Its population fell to 300 during the Great Depression but grew to 750 during World War II and then rose to 900, where it remained for most of the next twenty-five years.

Crosby reported fifty businesses and a population of 2,500 in 1976. In the early 1990s Crosby reported 238 businesses and a population estimated at 1,888, though considerably more people lived in the area at that time. In 2000 the population was 1,714 with 455 businesses.

TODAY: Crosby, Texas

The Crosby Community
Nestled in the oaks and pines east of Lake Houston, Crosby ISD is an easy half-hour drive to downtown Houston and just over half an hour to the two major airports. The morning and evening commutes are devoid of the traffic congestion found in many parts of the Greater Houston area.

Over a score of churches serve the area and a growing number of merchants are locating in Crosby. Active youth sports programs are available year round. Major residential subdivisions with country club amenities spur the growth of the community.

Crosby is a place where your family can feel at home and where your child will be provided with a topflight education.

Private School: Crosby International Academy

 

 

Crosby Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Crosby

16010 Audie Lee Court Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 16010 Audie Lee Court, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 41591464)
4 beds 3 baths 2,454 sqft $265,000
3603 Shore Shadows Drive Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 3603 Shore Shadows Drive, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 34330654)
3 beds 2 baths 1,640 sqft $314,900
1727 White Feather Trl Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 1727 White Feather Trl, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 65936827)
3 beds 2 baths 1,593 sqft $1,550
17702 Port O Call Street Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 17702 Port O Call Street, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 61194245)
5 beds 3 baths 2,619 sqft $263,990
931 S Chamfer Way Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 931 S Chamfer Way, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 93447965)
4 beds 3 baths 2,476 sqft $249,590
1007 Veer Drive Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 1007 Veer Drive, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 14587146)
4 beds 3 baths 2,476 sqft $282,890
16707 Oakdale Canyon Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 16707 Oakdale Canyon, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 71239744)
3 beds 2 baths 1,424 sqft $201,740
1623 Northwood Springs Drive Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 1623 Northwood Springs Drive, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 63403823)
3 beds 2 baths 1,568 sqft $208,240
1507 Northwood Springs Drive Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 1507 Northwood Springs Drive, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 97698436)
4 beds 4 baths 3,181 sqft $271,590
718 Companion Drive Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 718 Companion Drive, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 334446)
4 beds 4 baths 3,036 sqft $309,060
16166 Beachside Place Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 16166 Beachside Place, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 46718648)
3 beds 3 baths 1,662 sqft $169,900
10411 Macduff Street Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 10411 Macduff Street, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 37926323)
4 beds 3 baths 2,008 sqft $99,900
16110 Bollard Drive Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 16110 Bollard Drive, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 75446724)
4 beds 2 baths 2,005 sqft $235,000
1002 Veer Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 1002 Veer, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 80403304)
4 beds 3 baths 2,369 sqft $271,460
16146 Fairway Creek Circle Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 16146 Fairway Creek Circle, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 79404875)
4 beds 3 baths 2,864 sqft $257,000

Crosby School Data

Crosby School Districts

Crosby Independent School District
n/a
http://www.crosbyisd.org

Crosby Schools

Newport Elementary School
3-4, public
Crosby High School
9-12, public
Crosby Middle School
7-8, public
Barrett Primary School
1-2, public
Drew Intermediate School
5-6, public
Sacred Heart Catholic School
PK-8, private
http://sacredheartschoolcrosby.org
Sacred Heart School
K-8, private
Reed’s Preparatory School
PK-2, private
Hc Jjaep – Excel Academy
5-12, public
Crosby International Academy
K-12, private
http://www.crosbyinternationalacademy.org/
Crosby Crossroads Academy
9-12, public
Crosby Elementary School
1-5, public