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Manvel has been called a “City on the Rise” while rapidly growing the City of Manvel offers a small-town feel, close proximity to Houston, and convenient access to neighboring areas.  The City of Manvel has adopted a comprehensive master plan and is working tirelessly to position Manvel with the most desirable mix of residential and retail to support the thriving community.

Situated in northern Brazoria County, Manvel is located 20 miles south of Houston and 37 miles east of Galveston. Travelling to work or play is no problem with easy access to State Highway 288 and Highway 6.  Students in Manvel attend Alvin Independent School District which offers, E.C. Mason Elementary School, Don Jeter Elementary School, Dr. James “Red” Duke Elementary School, Mary Marek Elementary School, Manvel Junior High School, Rodeo Palms Junior High School and Manvel High School. Several new schools, including an additional high school, are scheduled to be constructed in coming years.

Manvel is served by Alvin Community College, which provides limited evening and weekend courses offered at Manvel High School during the Fall and Spring terms.

Manvel is also within commuting distance of several larger colleges including the University of Houston, Rice University, Texas A&M Galveston, University of St. Thomas, Houston Community College, Texas Southern University, Baylor College of Medicine, University of Texas at Houston School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch and Houston Baptist University.

With several master planned communities serving the City of Manvel, it just may be the perfect place for you to call home.

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