The City of Manvel is located 18 miles South of Houston off of State Highway 288 and State Highway 6. Manvel consists of about 24 square miles of city limits and 16 square miles of Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction. (ETJ). The City has an estimated population of over 8,000 and around 10,000 in the ETJ. There are over 500 acres of commercial development just in two of many planned developments within the city. Since January 1st, 2012 more than 2500 new home permits were issued. The projected growth within the city is projected to be 20,000 by 2022. Manvel is a City on the Rise.