Katy is a city located in Harris, Fort Bend, and Waller counties in Texas, United States. It is located approximately 30 miles west of downtown Houston and is considered part of the Houston metropolitan area. Katy has a rich history dating back to the 1800s and is known for its historic downtown district, which features unique shops, restaurants, and events.
The city is also home to several parks, lakes, and recreational facilities, such as the Katy Dog Park, Mary Jo Peckham Park, and the Katy Family YMCA. Katy is served by the Katy Independent School District, which includes several highly-rated public schools. The city also has a growing economy and is home to several major employers, such as BP America, Igloo Products Corp, and Academy Sports and Outdoors.