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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 4,738,253 inhabitants. Its county seat is Houston. The county was created 185 years ago in 1835.

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

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 map

The largest city of Harris County is Houston with a population of 2,316,120. Other cities include, Pasadena population 149,440, Baytown population 77,288, La Porte population 35,775 and Deer Park population 32,913. See all Harris County cities & populated places.

Harris County Quick Facts

Population : 4,738,253 (2020)
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 : 11:54:51 (24th October 2021)
Density : 1,029 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 13.63% (2010-2020)

Harris County has 3 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Harris County increased by 13.63% in 10 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
2020 4,738,253 0.53% 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.

  • Ronnie Gene Blevins (American actor) he was born in 20/06/1977
  • Warrick Holdman (American football player) he was born in 22/11/1975
  • A. C. Clemons (American businessman and politician) he was born in 16/04/1921
  • Debra Lehrmann (American judge) she was born in 16/11/1956
  • Erica Dittmer (Mexican swimmer) she was born in 15/09/1991
  • John Wooten (American football player) he was born in 05/12/1936
  • Lowry Mays (American businessman) he was born in 24/07/1935
  • Wilford Berry, Jr. (American murderer) he was born in 02/09/1962
  • Adina Emilia De Zavala (teacher, historical preservationist, led drive to preserve The Alamo) she was born in 28/11/1861
  • Paul Bettencourt (American politician, businessman and radio host) he was born in 20/10/1958
  • Dennis Paul (Texas engineer and politician) he was born in 01/01/1961
  • Riki Kobayashi (American chemical engineer) he was born in 01/01/1924
  • Lincoln Tate (American actor (1934-2001)) he was born in 01/12/1934
  • Edna Lawrence (American model and film actress. (1916-1995)) she was born in 01/03/1916
  • Juan Martin Garcia he was born in 18/02/1980
  • Bradley Bourgeois (American association football player) he was born in 13/04/1994
  • Don Snell (actor (1949–2006)) he was born in 30/05/1949
  • Hugh Shine (American Army Colonel, financial advisor, and politician) he was born in 27/07/1952

Other places with the same name (2)

Harris County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Houston 2,316,120 County seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population
Pasadena 149,440 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Baytown 77,288 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
Channelview 38,289 Census designated place
La Porte 35,775 City in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America
Deer Park 32,913 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Katy 23,889 City in Texas, United States; within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area
Cloverleaf 22,942 Census designated place
Bellaire 18,906 Village in Belmont County, Ohio, United States
Brownwood 18,208 City in Texas, United States of America
South Houston 17,446 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Aldine 15,869 Census designated place
Humble 15,539 City in Texas
West University Place 15,496 City in Harris County, Texas, U.

Texas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Dallas County 2,635,888 County in Texas, United States
Houston 2,316,120 County seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population
Tarrant County 2,123,347 County in Texas, United States
Bexar County 2,026,823 County in Texas, United States
San Antonio 1,567,118 Second-most populous city in Texas, United States of America
Dallas 1,343,266 County seat of Dallas County, Texas; ninth largest city in the United States by population
Travis County 1,300,503 County in Texas, United States
Collin County 1,072,069 County in Texas, United States
Austin 995,484 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Fort Worth 927,720 City in Texas, USA
Denton County 919,324 County in Texas, United States
Montopolis 912,791 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Hidalgo County 875,200 County in New Mexico, United States
El Paso County 841,286 County in Texas, United States
Fort Bend County 839,706 County in Texas, United States
El Paso 681,534 County seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States