Deer Park Apartments for Rent
Deer Park, Texas
Deer Park is a city with a population of about 30,000. It is located about 20 miles Southeast of Texas, near its neighbors of Pasadena and La Porte. It's also about 35 miles North of Galveston. It's about a 40 minute to an hour and a half drive into downtown Houston, depending on traffic. Your most likely route into Houston will be highway 225 and onto the inner beltway of 610. The median household income in Deer Park is about 60,000. For a family it's around 67,000. There was originally a park for deer in the area, hence the name. Deer Park, along with its neighbors of Deer Park and Pasadena, is close to the Houston Ship Channel, and it has a large burgeoning petrochemical industry. It is also where the Battle of San Jacinto in 1836 actually took place. The victory of this battle ensured that Texas, then a republic, became independent. Some people refer to it as "the Birthplace of Texas" because of this.
Apartments and Neighborhoods in Deer ParkApartment complexes in Deer Park include two near Center Street: Deerwood at the Park on Saint Augustine Road, and Town Plaza on X Street. Deer Park Gardens is closer to Main Street and the city of La Porte.
Things to Do in Deer ParkOne of the big attractions in Deer Park is the golf course called "The Battleground." It's considered one of the better golf courses in the Houston area, and offers some great scenery and challenging holes. Just a short drive away is the Clear Lake area, with a multitude of restaurants, boating facilities, and NASA's Johnson Space Center, of which you can take a tour to see how this agency insures that most astronauts make it out into space and back safely. Galveston is only about an hour's drive, with plenty of beaches and dining available. And Houston offers all of the usual attractions of a big city: theater, ballet, orchestra, mainstream and alternative films
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