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HOUSTON, TEXAS
Getting There
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    Harris County Seat,
    Texas Gulf Coast

    Population: Too many
  • On I-10 and Hwys 59 & 45

    50 miles to Galveston
    160 miles to Austin
    210 miles to San Antonio
    238 miles to Dallas

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  • Towns in the Gulf Coast
  • Towns in S Central Texas, the most historic region in Texas
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    Nearby Attractions
  • The San Jacinto Monument
  • San Jacinto Battleground and the Battleship Texas: 30 miles east of Houston in La Porte on Texas Highway 124.
  • Space Center Houston: 20 miles SE of downtown Houston, 3 miles east on NASA Road 1. 1-800-972-0369

    Texas Trips from Houston
  • Fayette County Painted Churches Tour
  • Trips from Houston
  • Hill Country Trips
  • Our Favorite Houston Attractions Include:
  • Houston Downtown
    Downtown - Sam Houston Historical Park, Buffalo Bayou, Memorial Park, Bayou Bend, Glenwood Cemetery....
    South of Downtown - Universities, Museums, Hermann Park, Medical Center...
  • The 1910 Harris County Courthouse
  • Glenwood Cemetery
  • The Niels and Mellie Esperson Building
  • Houston Images
    Post card images of old Houston

    Aerial views
  • Downtown Houston showing Enron Field upper left.
    Notice the roof top of Esperson Building on lower right
    Photo Courtesy Captain Robert L. Sadler, Jr
  • Downtown Houston - Photo Courtesy Captain Robert L. Sadler, Jr
  • Dirigible over Houston c1935, Old post card

  • More on Houston, Texas
  • Houston History -
    "The city began on August 30, 1836, when Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allenqqv ran an advertisement in the Telegraph and Texas Registerqv for the "Town of Houston." The townsite, which featured a mixture of timber and grassland, was on the level Coastal Plainqv in the middle of the future Harris County, at 95.4 west longitude and 30.3 north latitude." - From Handbook of Texas Online:
    http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/view/HH/hdh3.html
  • Houston Tourist Information
  • Houston Visitors Information Center - 1-800-4HOUSTON
    City Hall Building at 901 Bagby Street
  • Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau -
    http://www.houston-guide.com/
    901 Bagby Houston, Texas 77002 (713) 437-5200 800-4HOUSTON
  • City of Houston - http://www.cityofhouston.gov/
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