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The Best Life Possible Starts with a Great Place to Live

Safe and well-kept neighborhoods, great schools, quality health care and proximity to the fourth largest city in the United States make Missouri City THE best place to raise your family.

Nationally recognized as one of the nation’s best places to live — and as one of the country’s safest communities — the “Show Me City” is located in thriving Fort Bend County, just 20 minutes away from bustling Houston.

Land of amiable sunshine and eternal summer, the city plays a significant part of in the history of Texas dating back to mid-1800 when BBB&C began operating its first railroad and the first standard gauge railroad west of the Mississippi River. Once a land of farmers and widespread sugarcane and cotton plantations, Missouri City still has the charm of the quiet countryside.

With 20 parks, two 18-hole city-owned golf courses, a sports complex, stocked lakes and three trails, Missouri City offers inviting opportunities for outdoor recreation.

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Missouri City also is easy to reach, served by US 90A, Beltway 8 (Sam Houston Tollway), Fort Bend Toll Road, State Highway 6, FM 1092 (Murphy Road), FM 2234 (Texas Parkway) and FM 3345 (Cartwright Road). Other nearby highways are US 59 and Interstate 610. Click here to get directions to Sienna Plantation.

From CNN Money and Money Magazine rankings to awards from the Texas Economic Development Council, news of Missouri City’s economic success and quality of life has spread. The prestigious Gold Leadership Circle Award from the Texas State Comptroller’s Office salutes the city’s transparency in financial, audit and budget reporting to residents. City accolades include:


Missouri City ranked #16 on 24/7 Wall St.'s

list of “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live.”

 'Missouri City is one of the most crime-free cities in the country'
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Most Ethnically Diverse City in the Houston Region

Rice University Kinder Institute + Hobby Center, 2012

No. 3 Most Affordable City for Home Buyers

MONEY Magazine and CNNMoney, 2012

Gold Leadership Circle Award

Texas State Comptroller's Office, 2011, 2012 & 2013

No. 3 Scenic City

Scenic City Program Certification, 2010-2015


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