Aldine is located in the north central portion of Harris County. There are several definitions for the area of Aldine. For this study the bounds were defined as: the northern boundary of the area consists of Aldine Bender Road - Highway 525 and to the east is Eastex Freeway 59. The western boundary is the Hardy Toll Road. To the south, Aldine borders the Houston city limits and Little York Road, a major surface link in Harris County.