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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

10403 Glenwood Drive Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 10403 Glenwood Drive, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 63080416)
3 beds 3 baths $8,000
816 Gum Gully Road Crosby, TX 77532
3 beds 2 baths 1,568 sqft $172,000
15919 Golf Club Drive, Unit 207 Crosby, TX 77532
2 beds 2 baths 951 sqft $1,000
16719 Peralta Bay Circle Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 16719 Peralta Bay Circle, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 30512179)
4 beds 3 baths 2,186 sqft $241,340
16706 Peralta Bay Drive Crosby, TX 77532
4 beds 4 baths 3,181 sqft $256,290
13214 Lynell Drive Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 13214 Lynell Drive, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 54110327)
3 beds 1 bath 1,152 sqft $95,000
13535 Sralla Road, Unit 4 Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 13535 Sralla Road, Unit 4, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 73949893)
3 beds 2 baths 960 sqft $900
16158 FORECASTLE ST Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 16158 FORECASTLE ST, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 39929821)
3 beds 2 baths 2,250 sqft $239,500
16719 Peralta Bay Circle Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 16719 Peralta Bay Circle, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 79651861)
4 beds 3 baths 2,186 sqft $241,340
15914 Gaia Way Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 15914 Gaia Way, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 43757090)
3 beds 2 baths 1,570 sqft $186,900
1702 Black Bear Drive Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 1702 Black Bear Drive, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 62983908)
3 beds 2 baths 1,692 sqft $1,495
16919 Lacing Court Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 16919 Lacing Court, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 62646092)
4 beds 3 baths 2,352 sqft $165,000
15703 E Chamfer Way Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 15703 E Chamfer Way, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 53241749)
4 beds 3 baths 2,476 sqft $257,990
416 Hare Cook Road Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 416 Hare Cook Road, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 23544098)
3 beds 3 baths 2,349 sqft $190,000
16523 River Wood Court Crosby, TX 77532
Photo of 16523 River Wood Court, Crosby, TX 77532 (MLS # 5426128)
3 beds 2 baths 1,585 sqft $182,900

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