Founded in 1889 by French Settlers, La Porte Texas has grown into the fourth largest city in Harris County. With a strong, diverse economy, fantastic outdoor recreation, and a dynamic downtown, La Porte apartment rentals have much to offer.
Located 35 minutes from Houston, La Porte’s thriving economy is based on industry, especially chemical and petroleum, and international trade with the Port of Houston and Bayport. With a strong tourism industry as well, La Porte is home to several shops and restaurants.
The San Jacinto Monument stands over 567 feet tall and is topped with a 220-ton star. It is the world’s largest monumental column. Built in 1936, the monument celebrates Texas’ independence from Mexico and is listed as a National Historic Landmark and a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.
Parks include Sylvan Beach Park, Little Cedar Bayou Park and Wave Pool, and Bay Forest Golf Course. With so much to see and do in La Porte, this is a dynamic place to rent your next apartment.