The City of Houston annexed portions of what would become Atascocita in the 1960s, but it was de-annexed in the late 1970s. Construction in the area began in the 1970s. In the 1990s Atascocita included fifteen neighborhoods and was one of the fastest-growing developments in the Greater Houston area. In 2009 the Gadberry Group named Atascocita as one of “9 from 2009″ most notable high growth areas in the United States.
The 2010 census listed Atascocita’s population as 65,844, up from 35,757 at the 2000 census. Atascocita was named …….