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Harris County TX
Harris County
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HOUSTON, TEXAS

Harris County Seat, Texas Gulf Coast

29 45' 46" N, 95 22' 59" W (29.762778, -95.383056)
I-10
Hwys 59 & 45
160 miles to Austin
210 miles to San Antonio
238 miles to Dallas
Population: 2,275,810 est. (2017)
2,100,263 (2010) 1,953,631 (2000) 1,630,553 (1990)

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Houston Area Landmarks / Attractions

1910 Harris County Courthouse, Houston, Texas old photo
1939 Photo courtesy TXDoT
Harris County Courthouse
  • Glenwood Cemetery
  • Edith L .Moore Nature Sanctuary
  • The Gulf Building
  • The 1940 Houston Air Terminal Museum
  • The Niels and Mellie Esperson Building
  • Dick Dowling Statue
  • Sam Houston Equestrian Statue
  • Podunk, Texas AKA Denver Harbor, Houston
  • The San Jacinto Monument
  • San Jacinto Battleground and the Battleship Texas
    30 miles east of Houston in La Porte on Texas Highway 124.
  • Mykawa, Texas
  • Minnetex, Texas
  • Bellaire, Texas Inside the 610 Loop of Houston
  • South Side Place, Texas Inside the 610 Loop of Houston
  • Addicks, Texas
  • Brunner Absorbed into Houston
  • Kingwood Annexed by Houston
  • Lily White Absorbed into Houston
  • Olivewood Cemetery
  • Space Center Houston
    20 miles SE of downtown Houston, 3 miles east on NASA Road 1.
    1-800-972-0369
  • Houston Tales

    Houston, TX - Founders Memorial Park - SJCA members, Dedication of John Kirby Allen Marker, 1936 Texas old photo
    Photograph courtesy of the Briscoe Center for American History, UT-Austin, Bailey (Bob) Studios Photographic Archive, e_bb_4363.
    San Jacinto Centennial Association and Houston observances during Texas Centennial of 1936
    by Mark W. Lambert
    People, Places and Stories

  • Duels by Mike Cox
  • The Houstorian Dictionary: An Insider's Index to Houston by James Glassman. A review by Kirk Bane
  • Christ Church Cathedral in Houston by Wanda Orton
  • Keeping Up with the Anson Joneses by Wanda Orton
  • The Great Texas / British TV Hoax of 1953 Mike Cox
  • Hughes Who in Oil Field by Wanda Orton
  • Remembrance of Things Fried: Mr. Shipley and Mrs. Hurley by Ken Rudine
  • Honoring Lightnin' by Bob Bowman
  • Julia Ideson Library Ghost Story
  • William Marsh Rice by Archie P. McDonald
  • High Over Houston, Captain A. J. High: A Positive Altitude
  • How Houston's 1940 Airport Helped Me Figure Out How to Keep Our Homes and Attics Cooler by Ken Rudine
  • Houston, the 2nd Hundred Years by Ken Rudine
  • The 8-F Crowd by Bob Bowman
  • William Penn Hotel [from "Razed in Texas" series]
  • Pink Palace of Healing by Archie P. McDonald
  • Kinkaid School by Archie P. McDonald
  • Austin Will by Mike Cox
  • Blewett & Dabney by John Troesser
  • The Saddest Valentine in Houston by John Troesser
  • "You're Our Biggest Fan!" by John Troesser
  • Cartoons by Roger Todd Moore

  • Oct. 11, 1915: First Texas Women's Fair
  • 1895 Galveston and Houston Snowstorm
  • Dec. 22, 1996: Houston Oilers
  • Houston 1984
  • Christmas Lights
  • Houston Images

    Houston TX -   1918 Labor Day Parade
    Houston Old Photos
  • Houston Through the Lens of Lauren Meyers
  • Houston Old Photos
  • Houston Cotton Scenes
  • Post card images of old Houston
  • Carnegie Libraries in Houston
  • Architectural Whimsy - Lovett Hall, Rice University, Houston, Texas
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  • Small Business Partners
  • Masters Services
    Wildlife Removal & Chimney Sweep/ Caps
    11665 Fuqua Dr., Houston, Texas 77034
    713-723-4854
    https://mastersservices.com/houston-tx/
    3-16-16
  • Skunk Control & Removal
    11811 North Freeway, Suite 500 Houston, TX 77060
    832-413-6431
    http://www.chimney-wildlife-tech.com/houston-tx/skunk-control-removal/
    12-1-16
  • Houston Defensive Driving
    Get your ticket dismissed.
    Online defensive driving course
    www.comedyguys.com/defensive-driving-classes-texas/houston-defensive-driving/
    2-2-17
  • Stat Courier Service
    5005 W 34th St #215C, Houston, TX 77092
    (713) 322-8892
    https://www.statcourierservice.com/courier-services-in-houston-tx/
    3-30-18
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