This expansive, established village (1983) is the home of The Woodlands Country Club and the 27-hole Palmer golf course. Exemplary schools, several large parks, and a village shopping center make Cochran’s Crossing a very centralized and convenient location for family living. Cochran’s Crossing was founded in 1983 and named after the Cochran family in Montgomery County that once co-owned the Grogan-Cochran Lumber Company and much of the timbering land that became The Woodlands. Village of Cochran's Crossing: location of The Woodlands High School. Like Grogan's Mill Village, Cochran's Crossing was also named after the Grogan-Cochran Lumber Mill.
Cochran's Crossing is located in the lower mid section of The Woodlands, just above Panther Creek Village. Bear Branch Sports Fields and the expanded Bear Branch Park are nestled in northern edge of the heavily wooded village.
Bear Branch Park includes two dog parks, (one for larger dogs as well as one for smaller breeds), illuminated tennis courts, skate board/trick bike / wheel friendly area, a swimming pool, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, picnic areas, a hockey ring, and a newly built recreation center.
Neighborhoods in Cochran's Crossing
Amberglow, Bridgeberry, Capstone, Castlegreen, Chancery Place, Copper Sage, Copperknoll, Forrest Ridge, Golden Sage, Havenpoint, Hayden's Run, Hollymead, Lyric Arbor, Meadowmist, Mystic Lake, Palmer Bend, Palmer Crest, Palmer Point, Palmer Woods, Shadowlake, Shadowpoint, Silvershire, Somerset, Stone Springs, Summerstorm, Trillium, Turnstone, Waterford Bend, Wedgemere, Wyndspire.
Bear Branch Park is the home of The Woodlands Recreation Center and also features a barrier-free playground and 2 “bark parks”. Shadowbend Park also includes a swimming pool, playgrounds and playfields. TWE listing of parks and their features in in Cochran's Crossing Village.
Schools in Cochran's Crossing:
The Conroe ISD schools in Cochran's Crossing include Galatas, David and Powell Elementary schools (both grades K-4), Collins Intermediate School (grades 5 & 6) and The Woodlands High School (grades 10-12). Several large pre-schools and child care centers are found within Cochran's Crossing. Click here for a complete list of pre-schools in all villages.
Cochran's Crossing Village Center features a Kroger Signature store, CVS Drug Store, Skeeter's and several restaurants, professional offices, neighborhood services, banks, shops and fast food eateries. The Cochran's Crossing Village Center is located at the intersection of Research Forest Drive and Gosling Road. Google Map
Golf in Cochran's Crossing:
The warm, comfortable Craftsman-style Palmer Clubhouse, home of The Woodlands Country Club, is located on Grand Fairway Drive in Cochran's Crossing. . Nature enthusiasts and students of nature will appreciate the Shadowlake Marsh Experience in Cochran’s Crossing, located across Lake Woodlands Drive from Shadowbend Park. The original YMCA branch in The Woodlands is located on Shadowbend Place.
The restaurants in Cochran's Crossing Village are all located at Research Forest Drive and Gosling Road. There you will find the usual fast food locations such as Burger King, and McDonald's. In addition to these traditional drive thru's you can find Casa Rico's Mexican, Skeeter's, Hubbell & Hudson Kitchen, Honey Bee Ham as well as Marble Slab for ice cream.
The Village Associations are separate and independent organizations that provide civic and social opportunities. Many of the duties for the Village officers can be found in the Village of Cochran's Crossing Association website.
Village of Cochran's Crossing Residential Resources
Cochran's Crossing Shopping Center 4747 Research Forest Drive Animal Clinic at Cochran's Crossing 281-298-7387 Small animal clinic. Richard T. Wall, D.V.M. Beverage Shoppe, The 281-363-0606 Wines, li...
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