Located in Harris County, Tomball is named after congressman Thomas Ball who had a major role in the development of the Port of Houston. With an estimated population of more than 11,600, this charming small town offers easy access to Houston and the surrounding area via the Grand Parkway, as well as Highways 290 and 249. Historic Downtown Tomball features quaint mom-and-pop restaurants, unique shops, art galleries and more. Residents of Tomball enjoy the many outdoor activities, including visits to Burroughs Park, Spring Creek Park and Tupelo Park, for fishing, camping, hiking, and more. Search for new homes in Tomball now.