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Blue Ridge is a community in Houston, Texas, United States that used to be a distinct unincorporated area in Fort Bend County.

Parts of the area were annexed by Houston County in the 1970s.[1] The section of Blue Ridge within the Houston City Limits is known as the Fort Bend-Houston Super Neighborhood #41.

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Education

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Primary and secondary schools

Christa McAuliffe Middle School

Blue Ridge is within the Fort Bend Independent School District. The community is within the East Division, controlling school board slots 5 through 7.[2] As of 2008 the board members in the slots are Laurie Caldwell, Steve Smelley, and David Reitz, respectively.[3]

Zoned schools include:

  • Blue Ridge Elementary School
  • Briargate Elementary School
  • Ridgegate Elementary School
  • Ridgemont Elementary School
  • Christa McAuliffe Middle School
  • Willowridge High School

Public libraries

The Stimley-Blue Ridge Library of the Houston Public Library is located at 7007 West Fuqua in Blue Ridge.[4]

Parks and recreation

Blueridge Park

The Blueridge Park, operated by the City of Houston's Parks and Recreation Department, is in Blue Ridge.[5] Fort Bend County operates the Post Oak Park. The 23 acre park includes three baseball fields, one concession stand, one softball field, and one toilet facility.[6]

References

  1. ^ Blue Ridge, Texas from the Handbook of Texas Online
  2. ^ "2007-2008 Operating Procedures." Fort Bend Independent School District. Retrieved on December 8, 2008.
  3. ^ "Contacting Your School Board Members." Fort Bend Independent School District. Retrieved on December 8, 2008.
  4. ^ "Stimley-Blue Ridge Neighborhood Library." Houston Press. Retrieved on December 8, 2008.
  5. ^ "Our Parks A-F." City of Houston. Retrieved on October 9, 2009.
  6. ^ "Leased Parks." Fort Bend County. Retrieved on October 11, 2009.

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