The city of Tomball, also called "The Hometown with a Heart" encompasses the following counties: Harris. Tomball's government type is Council-Manager. It is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Gretchen B. Fagan, City Manager, who is currently George Shackelford.
Tomball encompasses land area: 11.8 sq mi (30.5 km2), water area: 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2). The elevation is 187 ft (57 m) above sea level. The local time zone is Central (CST) (UTC-6).
Zip codes in Tomball include 77375, 77377. Local area codes are 281, 832. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 48-73316, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at www.ci.tomball.tx.us.