Tomball is a city located in Harris County, Texas, United States. It is a part of the Houston metropolitan area and is situated approximately 28 miles northwest of downtown Houston. The city has a population of around 12,000 people, according to the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau estimate.
Tomball is known for its historic downtown district, which features a variety of local shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions. The city is also home to several parks and outdoor recreational areas, such as Jerry Matheson Park, which features a walking trail, fishing pond, and playground. Tomball is served by the Tomball Independent School District and is home to several public and private schools.