Houston , Harris County, Texas

Houston county seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population

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About

Houston is a city located in the county of Harris in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,099,451 and a population density of 1,217 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 2,320,268 inhabitants.

The city was created 184 years ago in 1836.

Houston has a total area of 665.85 square miles (1724.54 km2).

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Houston, TX Quick Facts

Population : 2,320,268 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas
County : Harris County
Instagram username : houstoncity
Twitter username : HoustonTX
Postal code : 77200–77299
Phone Area Codes : 713
Area : 1724.54 km2
Legislative body : Houston City Council
Named for : Sam Houston
Altitude : 43 feet / 13 meters
Capital city : Houston is capital of Harris County
Establishment : August 08, 1836 (184 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 04:37:42 (19th April 2021)
Density : 1,345 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 9.52% (2010-2019)

  • Sylvester Turner , 2016-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • Annise Parker , 2 January, 2016 2010-01-02T00:00:00Z

The population of Houston increased by 9.52% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
2010 2,099,451 census
2011 2,126,032 estimation process
2012 2,161,593 estimation process
2013 2,199,391 estimation process
2014 2,241,826 estimation process
2015 2,286,908 estimation process
2016 2,309,544 estimation process
2017 2,316,750 estimation process
2018 2,318,573 estimation process
2019 2,320,268 estimation process

Houston, TX zip code is 77002. County name: Harris, County fips: 48201

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People born in Houston, TX (200)

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Schools

College & universities near Houston, TX

Code Name City ZIP
225432 University of Houston-Downtown Houston (TX) 77002-1014
228194 South Texas College of Law Houston Houston (TX) 77002
225423 Houston Community College Houston (TX) 77002
227863 University of St Thomas Houston (TX) 77006-4696
225511 University of Houston Houston (TX) 77204-2018

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Houston, TX

Code Name Address Type
HOS Houston 902 Washington Ave. RAIL
HOG Houston, TX 2121 Main Street BUS
PVW Prairie View, TX 44814 US Highway 290 Business \r\n BUS
GLS Galveston (Texas Eagle Bus), Texas 25th St. and Strand St. BUS

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Harris County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Harris County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Pasadena 151,227 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Baytown 77,192 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
La Porte 34,976 City in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America
Deer Park 33,474 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
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
Humble 15,824 City in Texas
West University Place 15,585 City in Harris County, Texas, U.
Seabrook 14,149 City in Texas, United States
Tomball 11,778 City in Texas
Webster 11,451 City in Texas, United States
Galena Park 10,757 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Jacinto City 10,466 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Jersey Village 7,890 City in Harris County, Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Houston, TX distances to biggest Texas cities

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