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Houston, Texas

Welcome to Houston, Texas

Where is Houston, Texas?

Houston, Texas is located at Latitude 29.7687 and Longitude -95.386728. Houston is in the Central (GMT -06:00) time zone. Telephone area codes in Houston include 713/832/281/281. This hometown does use daylight savings time.

Houston, Texas is situated in Harris and Fort Bend Counties. Harris and Fort Bend Counties has an average elevation of 38 feet.

Please explore this site for detailed population, demographic and housing data for Houston, Texas and Harris and Fort Bend Counties.

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Houston, Texas Hometown Survey

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Houston, Texas History, Genealogy and Trivia

The "Mission Control" center for NASA is located in Houston.
The Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, NASA's "Mission Control" center was named for U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Town Nicknames: Leading Industrial City Of The Southwest, City That Built Its Seaport, First City In Texas
Town Nicknames: Leading Spot Cotton Market, Magnolia City

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Houston, Texas Zip Codes

Houston, Texas 77001
Postal Station Type: P.O. Box
Latitude: 29.7634   Longitude: -95.3634
Zip Code Classification: PO Box Zip Code

Houston, Texas 77002
Postal Station Type: Non Postal Community Name
Latitude: 29.750209   Longitude: -95.367693
Zip Code Classification: Non-Unique

Houston, Texas 77002
Postal Station Type: Post Office
Latitude: 29.750209   Longitude: -95.367693
Zip Code Classification: Non-Unique

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