The City of Prairie View, Texas is a city at the point on the frontiers of change, nestled in Northern Waller County, along Texas Highway 290. With a population of approximately 5,576, we are a vibrant college town, opened for educational, recreational, and historical tourism related businesses. We have a small-town atmosphere only minutes from Houston. We are adjacent to the cities of Waller and Hempstead; and in your path to Austin and College Station, Texas.
Prairie View is home to Prairie View A & M University, Jones Elementary School, and Tapscott Public Park, featuring a water park; as well as hotels, businesses, restaurants, and churches. Close-by recreation includes sky diving, hot air ballooning, gun ranges, rodeos, and golf courses.