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Houston (Tex.)

LC control no.n 79049234
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingHouston (Tex.)
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Geographic subdivision usageTexas--Houston
Variant(s)Houston City (Tex.)
Associated countryUnited States
Found inGNIS, Mar. 11, 2009 (Houston--PPL, 29°45ʹ48ʺN 95°21ʹ48ʺW, variant: Houston City; Harris County)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 29°45ʹ48ʺN 095°21ʹ48ʺW)
Wikipedia, March 5, 2013 (Houston is the fourth-largest city in the U.S. and the largest city in the state of Texas. Houston is the seat of Harris County and the economic center of Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. with over 6 million people. Houston was founded in 1836 on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou, now known as Allen's Landing and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, president of the Republic of Texas)
Geographic area coden-us-tx