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Willis is a city IS in Montgomery County, Texas USA. It is located in the northern part of Conroe. Willis Texas began its development in 1870. It started when the Union Pacific Railroad was built through the area. Piney Woods encompasses Willis as well. With this, its economy has been mostly driven by agriculture, lumber, and the manufacturing of related equipment. By 2010, Willis Texas’ population was 5,662 from 5,000 in 2008.

Before Willis was founded, its residents, in general, have lived in Danville, a settlement 4 miles away in what has been known now as New Waverly. After the Civil War, they started transferring to the Willis Texas area. In 1867, they established the Thomas Chapel United Methodist Church. This is by far the oldest church in Willis.

After 3 years, the main booming source of income in Willis Texas was shipping, farming, and the manufacture of lumber as well as the trade of agricultural products. They also started growing Cuban tobacco. Later on, Willis Texas became a hub for tobacco products. Oil was also discovered in the area. At present, Willis Texas economy is still in the lumber industry added to retail, service, and manufacturing.


Cuban Tobacco (Image from iStock Photo)

Amenities in Willis, TX

Interstate 45 was built in the 1960s and also in the recent decade, the Texas State Highway 75, running parallel to Interstate 45 through downtown Willis. Farm to Market Road 1097 and Texas State Highway 150 connect Willis Texas to the west and the east, respectively. Union Pacific operates a railroad that travels north-south through Willis.

Sam Houston National Forest is located several miles west, north, and east of Willis Texas. Some other parks here are Lindley Park and Old County Ranch RV Park. The latter offers a pool area that is beautifully set up alongside BBQ and music.


Omega Farms RV Park - Willis, TX - Campgrounds

Willis Texas RV Park (Image from Camp Native)


Omega Farms RV Park is a clean, quiet, safe, and peaceful RV park.

Red Roof Inn Conroe North-Willis Texas is the most convenient hotel in Willis Texas that is near local attractions, may it be shopping plazas or casual eateries, or parks.

Restaurants in Willis, TX

Papa John’s Pizza offers epic stuffed crust pizzas, parmesan papadia, and more. Serving quality pizza through signature sauces, toppings, and original fresh dough.

Cilantro’s Mexican Grill Willis Texas if you’re in anything Mexican.



Cilantro’s Mexican Grill (Image from Cilantro’s)


Panda Express Wills Texas is a must-visit place to enjoy American Chinese cuisine from our world-famous orange chicken.

More food spots worth your visit are Pizza Shack, Bubba Ts Cajun Kitchen Willis, and The Original Super Burger Willis.

Entertainment in Willis, TX

Willis Girls Fastpitch serves for the purpose of WGF is to provide a league for girls of any experience level in the Willis and surrounding area to play softball in an environment that promotes fun competition and learning.


WYSA (Image from WYSA FB)


Willis Youth Athletic Association is an outlet for those families looking to get out of the house and enjoy the game of baseball.  We are always in touch with county officials and do our best to be compliant with all state and county orders.   We look forward to a wonderful Spring/Fall 2022 season for our Willis Youth.


T J’s Tavern, TJ’s Pub & Grub, and GuadalaHARRY’s Bar & Grill are homes of great food, craft cocktails, stunning sunsets, live entertainment, etc. If you’re into something unique, visit Willis Texas Ag Arena. The latter is located in the north end of Charles Traylor Memorial Park.


Willis Ag Arena (Image from Business Yab)


Schools in Willis, TX

Willis Texas public schools are operated by the Willis Independent School District (ISD) and Responsive Education Solutions.


Willis ISD (Image from Willis ISD)


They are C. C. Hardy Elementary School, Mel Parmley Elementary School, Edward B. Cannan Elementary School, A.R. Turner Elementary School, Vista Academy of Willis, and William Lloyd Meador Elementary School for elementary. Two middle schools include Robert P. Brabham Middle School and Lynn Lucas Middle School. All of the city is zoned to Willis High School in Unincorporated Montgomery County.

Some private schools here include Covenant Christian School. For colleges and universities, there is Lone Star College.

Some Custom Home Builders in Willis, TX

Willis Texas Community (Image from iStock)

  1. MJR Services, Inc
  2. Home at Lake Breeze by Lennar
  3. Elara Signature Homes
  4. BCH Construction
  5. Double Creek Builders

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