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Deer Park

Founded in 1892 by farmer and former legislator Simeon Henry West, the community of Deer Park is recognized for its railroad history and its role as a hub for the energy industry.

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Shop In Deer Park This Holiday Season

Whether you’re looking for a fantastic gift for the holidays or for some post-holiday pampering, Deer Park, some 19 miles east of Houston, has a variety of small shops and spas where you can do your holiday shopping. At Norma’s Country Dreams, located at 4705 Center Street, you’ll find everything from stocking stuffers to jaw-dropping jewelry from the most popular lines, not to mention furniture, home décor, lighting, high-quality candles, the latest fashions, and even gifts for men! If you have…

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Celebrate Deer Park's 125th Birthday this Summer

Coming to Houston for the weekend? Make plans to arrive a day early so you can spend some time in Deer Park, Texas. Located just 19 miles east of Houston via Loop 610 and State Highway 225 East, Deer Park has something to offer all visitors, especially in 2017. This year, the City is celebrating its 125th birthday with a full calendar of events. That means, in addition to the many attractions Deer Park already offers – from the Battleground Golf Course and great shopping and dining to a range of…

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