Wharton is located on the Colorado river, 30 miles southwest of Sugar Land, 55 miles from downtown Houston and just 30 minutes from the Grand Parkway.
Wharton Independent School District is dedicated to preparing their students today for a competitive tomorrow. Wharton ISD students have excelled in academics, athletics, fine arts, and vocational education, reaching state level competition in all of these areas.
Families can enjoy any of the 11 city parks, including the scenic Riverside Park that sits right on the banks of the Colorado river.
The downtown square is host to a lively arts scene, shopping, dining, antiques, museums, and the historic courthouse district. With the many attractions in Wharton, there is always something for someone to do.
With all that Wharton has to offer a family, this confirms that the saying of the locals is true. Wharton truly is a “great place to live, work, and play.”