Officially beginning in 1853 along the Buffalo Bayou and the Brazos river, Missouri City had the first railroad operation in Texas. Missouri City has since seen tremendous economic growth, moving eastward, southward, and then westward.
It has grown to includes such residential developments like Lake Olympia, Sienna Plantation, and Riverstone.
According to the official website, “Missouri City is an active diverse community boasting excellent schools, friendly neighbors, and superb business opportunities. Missouri City is strategically located in the Houston Metropolitan Area with access to national and international business opportunities.” http://www.missouricitytx.gov/index.aspx?NID=35
As of the census of 2010, there were 67,358 people, 20,228 households, and 16,711 families residing in the city.
Missouri City Parks: http://www.missouricitytx.gov/index.aspx?NID=295
Missouri City: http://www.missouricitytx.gov/
Missouri City Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_City,_Texas