Tomball is a city in Harris County in the U.S. state of Texas, a part of the Houston metropolitan area. The population was 10,753 at the 2010 census.In 1907, the community of Peck was renamed Tomball for local congressman Thomas Henry Ball, who had a major role in the development of the Port of Houston.
|Nickname(s): The Hometown with a Heart|
|Motto: "Tomball. Texan for Fun!"|
Location of Tomball, Texas
|Coordinates: 30°5′56″N 95°37′8″W|
Tomball is located at (30.098905, -95.618899).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.9 square miles (30.9 km2), of which 11.8 square miles (30.5 km2) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.5 km2), or 1.54%, is water.
Tomball's sister city is Telgte, Germany. The two cities participate in foreign exchange student programs. The high school also receives exchange students from other areas, such as Armenia.
The United States Postal Service operates the Tomball Post Office at 122 N Holderrieth Blvd, 77375-9998.