Houston, TX Quick Facts

  • Founded: August 30, 1836
  • Incorporated: June 5, 1837
  • Founded by: Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen
  • Population (2019 estimate): 2,320,268
  • Official City Website: http://www.houstontx.gov/
  • Total City Area: 671.70 sq mi (1,739.69 km2)
  • Counties: Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery

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Houston Rockets Employees Handed Out Free Groceries from Kroger and Meals...

This weekend Houston Rockets employees and their mascot Clutch spent their time handing out free groceries from Kroger and meals from Landry's Saltgrass Steakhouse...

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This Houston Restaurant Serves a Chicken Sandwich With Mac and Cheese...

Mac and cheese fans rejoice! A Houston restaurant called The Waffle Bus is serving up fried chicken sandwiches smothered in ooey gooey delicious white...

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The Best Employers in Texas for 2020

Forbes has put out their annual report on the best employers in each state. The list was compiled by surveying thousands of Texans that...

Houston is the 4th largest city in the country in terms of population and the largest city in Texas in both population and square miles covered. The city is home to NASA and is the heart of Texas’ energy and petroleum industry. Houston has a habit of churning out great hip-hip artists like Beyonce, Travis Scott, Lil Flip, Trae Tha Truth, Paul Wall, Geto Boys, Megan Thee Stallion, Chamillionaire, Lizzo, Bun-B, and DJ Screw. The city often feels very different from the rest of Texas combining its strengths in the hip hop music scene with world-class art galleries, top notch taco places, seaside views, rocket science, and hurricanes to create a one-of-a-kind unique culture of horseback riding, science loving, artsy, jacked up truck driving, 22″ inch spinning rim Texans. Here we’ll talk about new restaurants, great experiences, and the amazing Texans that live in and around the Houston area.