New Caney is an unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Texas, United States within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. Located just north of Porter, the area encompasses 50 square miles (130 km) of eastern Montgomery County. New Caney's Fire and EMS protection is provided by a joint effort of the New Caney Fire Department ESD#7 and the Montgomery County Hospital District (MCHD). In 1980, population reached estimated 8000. More detailed information can be found at the Handbook of Texas Online. New Caney Municipal Utility District services the area.