Spring Branch — Originally formed in the 1830’s as a religious German settlement consisting of small dairy farms. Later developed in the 1950’s as a residential neighborhood of mostly one story ranch style homes Spring Branch was a bustling suburb. Located only a few miles East of Downtown Houston Spring Branch is a newly revitalized suburb of Houston. With more affordable homes than the Inner Loop and large home sites this area has seen a recent surge in popularity with the influx of new residents to Houston. Highly rated schools, and nearby shopping and entertainment add to the allure of Spring Branch.