Hedwig Village, south of Interstate Highway 10 on the western edge of Houston, encompasses about a square mile and is among the smallest incorporated municipalities in metropolitan Harris County. It is one of a series of affluent local communities with names that include "village." Hedwig Village is in the Spring Branch-Memorial area, which was originally part of the John D. Taylor and Isaac Bunker leagues and was later settled largely by Germans. The community was named for nearby Hedwig Road, built on land donated by Hedwig Jankowski Schroeder. In 1906 Hedwig Jankowski, a young single woman, immigrated from Germany to Houston to join her sister who owned a hotel and saloon there. Later that same year, Hedwig met and married Henry Schroeder, one of the founders of Spring Branch. She inherited his landholdings after his death.
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|2,370||2020||United States Census Bureau|
|2,558||2019||Texas Demographic Center|
|2,557||2010||United States Census Bureau|
|2,334||2000||United States Census Bureau|
|2,616||1990||United States Census Bureau|