Harris County , Texas

Harris County: County in Texas, United States

Harris County locator map
Location of Harris County on Texas map.

About

Harris County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,092,459 and a population density of 889 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 4,713,325 inhabitants. Its county seat is Houston. The county was created 185 years ago in 1835.

Geography

Harris County is located at 29°51'26"N 95°23'32"W (29.8572800, -95.3923400). It has 3 neighbors: Fort Bend County, Galveston County and Montgomery County.

Harris County 1910 Courthouse Restored Houston Texas image
Harris County 1910 Courthouse Restored Houston Texas

The largest city of Harris County is Houston with a population of 2,320,268. Other cities include, Pasadena population 151,227, Alief population 98,725, Baytown population 77,192 and Cypress population 46,025. See all Harris County cities & populated places.

Weather

Harris County forecast: A chance of rain showers before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 50%. more

Harris County 1910 Courthouse Restored Houston Texas image

Harris County map

Harris County Quick Facts

Population : 4,713,325 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Harris County
Area : 4604 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.2%
Land as percent of area : 95.8%
Named for : John Richardson Harris
Altitude : 69 feet / 21 meters
Capital : Houston
Establishment : January 01, 1836
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 03:09:07 (3rd August 2021)
Density : 1,024 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 13.17% (2010-2019)
Weather : 93℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Harris County has 3 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Harris County increased by 13.17% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,092,459 - census
2011 4,179,568 2.08% estimation process
2012 4,263,094 1.96% estimation process
2013 4,353,187 2.07% estimation process
2014 4,455,994 2.31% estimation process
2015 4,557,846 2.23% estimation process
2016 4,623,960 1.43% estimation process
2017 4,657,972 0.73% estimation process
2018 4,680,045 0.47% estimation process
2019 4,713,325 0.71% estimation process

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People born in Harris County (28)

People born in Harris County, including football player, defensive end Aaron Schobel, soccer player Bobby Burling, writer and philanthropist Dorothy Bush Koch, you can see a list of people who born in Harris County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Harris County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Harris County.

City Name Population Title
Houston 2,320,268 County seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population
Pasadena 151,227 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Alief 98,725
Baytown 77,192 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Atascocita 65,844 Census designated place
Spring 54,298 Census-designated place in Harris County, Texas, United States
Cypress 46,025
Channelview 38,289 Census designated place
La Porte 34,976 City in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America
Deer Park 33,474 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Cloverleaf 22,942 Census designated place
Katy 21,729 City in Texas, United States; within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area
Bellaire 18,971 Village in Belmont County, Ohio, United States
Brownwood 18,455 City in Texas, United States of America
South Houston 17,438 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Aldine 15,869 Census designated place

Texas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Texas 28,995,881 State in the southern United States
Dallas County 2,635,516 County in Texas, United States
Houston 2,320,268 County seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population
Tarrant County 2,102,515 County in Texas, United States
Bexar County 2,003,554 County in Texas, United States
San Antonio 1,547,253 Second-most populous city in Texas, United States of America
Dallas 1,343,573 County seat of Dallas County, Texas; ninth largest city in the United States by population
Travis County 1,273,954 County in Texas, United States
Collin County 1,034,730 County in Texas, United States
Austin 978,908 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Montopolis 912,791 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Fort Worth 909,585 City in Texas, USA
Denton County 887,207 County in Texas, United States
Hidalgo County 868,707 County in New Mexico, United States
El Paso County 839,238 County in Texas, United States
Fort Bend County 811,688 County in Texas, United States

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