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Cat-Spring is a small community located in Austin County in east-central Texas. It's south of the city of Bellville just off Interstate 10. The population of Cat Spring is approximately 800 residents. Cat Spring is mostly a "bedroom community," where many of the residents commute to Houston (an hour away) or Austin (an hour and a half away.) Founded by German immigrants in 1834, Cat Spring was named for a nearby natural spring. The town has the distinction of being the location of Texas' first agricultural society. It was also a stop on the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad, established in the 1890s. Located on the edge of the Texas Hill Country, Cat Spring is the perfect place to view the famous Texas wildflowers and go hiking or biking. In town, browse the numerous antique shops and cultural attractions. The region is also rich in Texas history. Communities near Cat Spring include Bellville, Sealy, Columbus, New Ulm, Eagle Lake, Richmond, Rosenberg, Round Top, Warrenton, Shelby, Brenham, Chappell Hill, and Winedale. They all have their own special charm and appeal, and make a charming weekend getaway or home base for visiting the entire region.

Surrounding areas: Bellville, Texas (8.3 mi), Brenham, Texas (22.6 mi), Hempstead, Texas (22.9 mi), Round Top, Texas (26.9 mi), La Grange, Texas (33.3 mi)

Cat Spring Vacation Rentals




Cat Spring Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Holiday Inn Express Sealy231 Gebhardt RdSealy, TX11.7 mi.(979) 885-2121
Columbus Inn2208 Hwy 71Columbus, TX16.0 mi.(979) 732-5723
Country Hearth Inn2436 Hwy 71 SColumbus, TX16.0 mi.(888) 325-7817
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites4321 I-10Columbus, TX16.7 mi.(979) 733-9300
Comfort Suites2350 S Day StBrenham, TX21.2 mi.(979) 421-8100
Econo Lodge2217 S Market StBrenham, TX21.4 mi.(979) 836-1300
Best Western Inn Of Brenham1503 Hwy 290 EastBrenham, TX22.6 mi.(979) 251-7791
Holiday Inn Express555 Hwy 290 EBrenham, TX22.6 mi.(979) 836-4590
Brazos Valley Inn217 Waller Ave I-10 @359Brookshire, TX22.8 mi.(281) 934-3122
Super 8 Motel102 Townsend LnWeimar, TX29.0 mi.(979) 725-9788

Cat Spring Weather & Climate

East-central Texas,  where the upper Gulf Coast Region meets the Southern Lakes Region, the climate is mostly humid subtropical. Summers are hot and humid, and inters are mild and relatively dry. Snowfall is rare, but ice storms occur about once every two years or so. On average, east-central Texas receives 33 inches of rain per year, mostly in the spring and fall. Severe thunderstorms are also possible in the springtime. Tornadoes are a threat, especially in the springtime. Bright sunshine prevails most of the time. Summer highs exceed 100 degrees F. on an average of 18 days per year and exceed 90 degrees F. on 116 days per year.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 62°F 40°F 3.14 in. -
February 66°F 43°F 2.81 in. -
March 73°F 50°F 2.61 in. -
April 79°F 56°F 3.22 in. -
May 85°F 64°F 4.71 in. -
June 91°F 70°F 3.85 in. -
July 94°F 72°F 1.93 in. -
August 95°F 71°F 3.06 in. -
September 90°F 67°F 4.33 in. -
October 82°F 58°F 4.44 in. -
November 71°F 49°F 3.68 in. -
December 64°F 42°F 2.90 in. -

Cat Spring Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Sugar Land Regional airport (SGR) located about 43 miles southeast of Cat Spring in Houston, Texas, the George Bush Intcntl Houston airport (IAH) located approximately 59 miles east of Cat Spring in Houston, Texas, the William P Hobby airport (HOU) located roughly 64 miles east of Cat Spring in Houston, Texas, and finally Ellington Field (EFD) located around 71 miles east of Cat Spring in Houston, Texas.

Cat Spring Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Six Flags AstroWorldHoustonTX58.0 mi.
 
Water Parks
SplashTown WaterparkSpringTX56.8 mi.
Schlitterbahn Waterpark ResortNew BraunfelsTX108.3 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Bellville Golf & Recreation ClubBellvilleTX8.5 mi.
River Ridge Golf ClubSealyTX11.4 mi.
Stephen F Austin Golf ClubSan FelipeTX14.1 mi.
Columbus Golf CourseColumbusTX15.9 mi.
Eagle Lake Recreation CenterEagle LakeTX18.3 mi.
Lake Park Golf CourseLewisvilleTX19.7 mi.
Fox Creek Golf ClubHempsteadTX22.8 mi.
Legendary Oaks Golf CourseHempsteadTX22.8 mi.
Valley Lodge Golf CourseSimontonTX24.5 mi.
Waller Country ClubWallerTX28.1 mi.
Weimar Golf ClubWeimarTX29.1 mi.
 
State Parks
Stephen F Austin State ParkTX13.7 mi. 
Baylor University State ParkTX32.1 mi. 
Monument Hill State ParkTX32.7 mi. 
Washington State ParkTX34.4 mi. 
Nails Creek State ParkTX36.1 mi. 
Birch Creek State ParkTX36.3 mi. 
 
Museums
Star of the Republic MuseumWashingtonTX34.7 mi.(History)
Fort Bend Museum AssociationRichmondTX38.5 mi.(History)
George Ranch Historical ParkRichmondTX38.5 mi.(History)
Texas A&M Athletic Sports MuseumCollege StationTX54.1 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Woodlands Science and Art CenterThe WoodlandsTX54.5 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Houston Maritime MuseumHoustonTX58.0 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Menil CollectionHoustonTX58.0 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Houston Museum of Natural ScienceHoustonTX58.0 mi.(Science)
Museum of Health and Medical ScienceHoustonTX58.0 mi.(Science)
Museum of Printing HistoryHoustonTX58.0 mi.(Technology)
Contemporary Arts MuseumHoustonTX58.0 mi.(Art)
Museum of Fine ArtsHoustonTX58.0 mi.(Art)
Rice University Art GalleryHoustonTX58.0 mi.(Art)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Houston Zoological GardensHoustonTX58.0 mi.
The Texas ZooVictoriaTX82.7 mi.
Rainforest at Moody GardensGalvestonTX99.2 mi.


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