Melissa

MELISSA

BRIEF HISTORY

Settlers created Peters Colony in the 1840s, which grew in 1872 due to the Houston and Texas Central Railroads built through the community and created the layout that is Melissa today. By 1990 they had 9 businesses and nearly 600 people. 

NEIGHBORHOODS

Melissa is still a small community, but has several beautiful neighborhoods, including Berry Farms, Brookside, Country Ridge, Hunters Creek, Magnolia Ridge, Meadow Run, and Trails of Melissa.

SCHOOLS

Melissa has 2 elementary schools (Harry McKillop and North Creek), 1 middle school (Melissa Middle School), and 1 high school (Melissa High School).

ATTRACTIONS/AMENITIES

Melissa is home to several parks and community centers, such as Melissa Sports Facility, City Hall Plaza Park, Zadow Park, and Bob Miller Park.

RESOURCES: www.cityofmelissa.com www.melissaisd.org 

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