Friendswood is a mid-size city of about 40,000 residents, featuring a lush park system, master planned communities and championship golf courses. Located south of downtown Houston, Friendswood is conveniently located to major thoroughfares as well as local attractions and the beach. Families and young professionals love the easy commute from Friendswood to downtown Houston.
Since 1885, Friendswood has gained a reputation for their deep-seated values, traditions, quality education and exceptional homes. With its low crime rate and a continued sense of community, Friendswood has managed to carve out a serene and attractive lifestyle since its founding. Locals enjoy a number of parks, including Stevenson Park, Friendswood City Park, Frankie Carter Randolph Park and Centennial Park, which host a number of exciting events throughout the year.
For food and shopping experiences, Friendswood is nearby the newly renovated Baybrook Mall, which has several indoor/outdoor shopping and dining experiences to enjoy. In town, Friendswood is home to several highly rated restaurants, including Gina’s Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria, Brasserie 1895, Barcena’s Mexican Restaurant and much more. As for shopping experiences, Baybrook Mall has several name brand stores, including Apple, Bath & Body Works, Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale, American Eagle and many more!
Students attend Friendswood Independent School District. Friendswood ISD is known for their elevated commitment to education and competitive sports. With their low student-teacher ratio and overall dedication to academic excellence, Friendswood ISD continues to set the bar high for other school districts in the region. Friendswood is also known for their mighty Mustangs football team, which has become one of the most recognized high school sports teams throughout Texas.