The City of Hedwig Village is part of the Memorial Villages section of Houston, Texas. Originally settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, this quiet neighborhood has easy access to the 610 Loop and I-10, two major roadways in Houston. The mailing address for local residents and businesses is Houston, TX 77024.
The area’s name comes from Hedwig Road, which ran through the property of Hedwig Jankowski Schroeder. Hedwig Village was incorporated in 1954, and consists of less than one square mile of land. The City of Hedwig Village is considered a high-end neighborhood and is in the same area as neighboring Piney Point Village, Bunker Hill Village, Hunters Creek, Stablewood, Bayou Woods and Sandalwood.
The average price per square foot in 2009 was $348, significantly higher than the majority of prices in Houston. Hedwig Village is in the western portion of Houston, east of Beltway 8, west of Voss Road, and south of Interstate 10.
Hedwig Village schools are part of the Spring Independent School District and have been awarded for excellence and promoting advanced learning. Hedwig Village has a private Catholic school, St. Cecilia School, and there are many other private schools in nearby Memorial Village cities.
The Harris County Public Library system has a 10,500 square foot branch in Hedwig Village, one of the system’s larger branches. The Memorial Examiner is distributed locally and the Houston Chronicle is the area’s major newspaper.
Hedwig Village’s newly renovated City Park includes new playground equipment for the children. Hedwig Village also maintains a high safety rating thanks to their own fully trained and staffed police department.
Residents of Hedwig Village enjoy visiting the Studio Movie Grill which serves you restaurant style food while you watch your movie. The prime location of Hedwig Village provides an easy commute to the Galleria, Downtown Houston, and the Houston Medical Center.