Todville, also known as Tod, on the western shore of Galveston Bay in southeastern Harris County, was founded by John Grant Tod, Jr., in 1900 as a subdivision near the town of Seabrook. The town was originally named Morrisstown in honor of Ritson Morriss, the original grantee of the land, but soon became popularly known as Todville, which became the official name. State highway maps in 1936 showed a cemetery between Seabrook and Red Bluff at the former townsite, which by the 1980s had become part of suburban Seabrook.

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Currently Exists


Place type

Todville is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Morrisstown)


Latitude: 29.56661820
Longitude: -95.01353900

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated