Roman Forest

Roman Forest is located east of U. S. Highway 59 and near the East Fork of the San Jacinto River about thirty-two miles northeast of Houston and twenty-three miles southeast of Conroe in southeastern Montgomery County. The community began as a residential subdivision that developers named for the area's wooded terrain. By the mid-1970s residents voted to incorporate and established a city government. In 1980 Roman Forest had a population of 929. That number increased to 1,033 in 1990 and 1,279 in 2000. Roman Forest has its own police force, elementary school, and churches. Most citizens commute to Houston.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Roman Forest is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    30.17911610
    Longitude
    -95.15931900

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

Yes

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Roman Forest by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Roman Forest
Pop. Year Source
2,067 2019 Texas Demographic Center
1,538 2010 Texas Demographic Center
1,279 2000 Texas Demographic Center
1,033 1990 Texas Demographic Center