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NEW TERRITORY, TX

NEW TERRITORY, TEXAS. New Territory is a bedroom community located off U. S. Highway 90A, about twenty-four miles southwest of Houston and five miles southwest of Sugar Land, in northeastern Fort Bend County. The subdivision began in 1986 and incorporated green space, landscaping, and lakes as part of its development. Builders also reserved approximately 150 acres for commercial construction. Many residents commuted to nearby Houston. In 2000 New Territory had a population of 13,861.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Sharon Wallingford, Fort Bend County, Texas: A Pictorial History (Stafford, Texas: Fort Bend Publishing Group, 1996).

Laurie E. Jasinski

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Laurie E. Jasinski, "NEW TERRITORY, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hen03), accessed April 23, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.