Magnolia is a city in southwestern Montgomery County, Texas, United States outsideHouston and right next to The Woodlands. The population was 1,393 at the 2010 census. Settled in the late 1840s, the town has gone by several names including "Mink's Prairie" and "Mink".
Location of Magnolia, Texas
|Coordinates: 30°12′38″N 95°45′2″W|
Magnolia schools are operated by the Magnolia Independent School District. While the town itself may be small, the Magnolia School District covers 147 square miles (380 km2) of the surrounding countryside. With more than 65,000 residents, Magnolia schools enrolled more than 8000 students in the 2008/2009 school year. With the second fastest enrollment growth in the state, Magnolia has recently constructed a new high school and several elementary schools to meet demands for space.
The Montgomery County Memorial Library System operates the Malcom Purvis Branch in the city.