Walnut Bend, Houston

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A sign indicating Walnut Bend is in the median
Walnut Bend Recreation Center, a facility for residents of Walnut Bend

Walnut Bend is a subdivision in Houston, Texas, United States.

Walnut Bend is located north of Westheimer Road (Farm to Market Road 1093) and outside Beltway 8. It is near Westchase.

Ten sections opened in the late 1950s. The typical residence ranges from 2,000 square feet (190 m2) to 2,800 square feet (260 m2).[1]


After Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in 2005, many refugees from the hurricane settled in apartment complexes in close proximity to Walnut Bend. Friction appeared between Walnut Bend homeowners and Katrina refugees.[2]

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Walnut Bend is a part of Houston City Council District G.[3]


Revere Middle School

Walnut Bend residents are zoned to Houston Independent School District schools. The community is within Trustee District VI, represented by Greg Meyers as of 2008.[4]

Schools serving Walnut Bend include Walnut Bend Elementary School,[5] Revere Middle School[6] (with West Briar Middle School as an option), and Westside High School.[7] Walnut Bend opened in 1964, Revere opened in 1980, and Westside opened in 2000. Walnut Bend received a new campus building in 2007.[8] Prior to the opening of Westside, Walnut Bend was zoned to Lee High School.[9] Prior to the opening of Revere Middle School, Walnut Bend was zoned to TH Rogers Junior High.[citation needed]

Residents zoned to Ashford, Askew, Bush, Daily, Emerson, and Walnut Bend may attend Shadowbriar Elementary School's magnet program.[10]

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