Meyerland Area Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Located in southwest Houston’s Harris County, the Meyerland Area spans roughly 6,000 acres. This community, set in the 77096 zip code, is within Beltway 8 and on the exterior portion of the 610 Loop. A thriving Jewish population easily supports both the many synagogues and the Jewish Community Center located in the neighborhood.
The Meyerland area has two neighborhood parks: Godwin Park at 5101 Rutherglen and Meyerland Park at 515 Jason. Herman Park is also only a short drive away. Brae Burn, Westwood, and Sharpstown Country Clubs offer golf courses in the area. Meyerland Plaza, an outdoor retail center, offers shopping and dining opportunities in the neighborhood. For more to see and do, Meyerland area residents are less than 20 minutes from the cultural center of Houston.
The Galleria, one of the largest shopping malls in the nation, is located directly north of the Meyerland area, on South Rice Avenue. PlazAmericas Shopping Center, at 7500 Bellaire Boulevard, is another large retail center located nearby. Houston also offers a thriving theatre district, a ballet, and several comedy clubs. Football fans can watch the Houston Texans at Reliant Park and baseball followers can head to Minute Maid Park to cheer on the Houston Astros. Everyone knows that Texans love to eat, and you’ll find plenty of dining establishments in the area, including Tex-Mex, steakhouses, seafood, and several bar and grills.
The Meyerland area is part of the Houston Independent School District. Depending on zoning, residents attend Lovett, Herod, or Kolter Elementary Schools. Most of the community’s adolescents attend Johnston Middle School, but small areas of Meyerland are served by Pershing and Fondren Middle Schools. Bellaire High School serves the entire Meyerland area. Aspiring college students are within ten miles of both Rice University and Houston Baptist University. Texas Southern University and the University of Houston are also relatively close by. To assist students in their studies, the Meyer Neighborhood Library, part of the Houston Public Library System, is also in the area.