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Wikipedia: Houston, Texas
Houston, Texas
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Picture of the Downtown Houston Skyline

Located in southeast Texas, Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States and one of the two largest economic areas in Texas. The city is the county seat of Harris County, the third largest county (population wise) in the country. The far west portion of Houston also extends into Fort Bend County.

As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,953,631. Houston is one of the newest and fastest growing major cities in the United States. In 1900, the population in Houston was about 45,000, and it was the 85th largest town in the U.S. Now, quoted as the "Fastest Growing City in America" and "the Most Popular City to Relocate," there are as many as 5 million people living in the Houston Metropolitan Area. The city limits cover about 600 square miles in area, and it's also the largest city in the United States which does not have zoning laws.


Picture of the Uptown Houston Skyline.
The Williams Tower stands out in this picture.

Houston is world renowned for its energy industry (particularly oil), aeronautics industry and ship channel. The Port of Houston is the busiest port in the United States, second in the world as far as foreign tonnage. Because of the economic trades, many residents have moved in from other U.S. states, as well as hundreds of countries worldwide.

Officially, Houston has been nicknamed the Space City. "Houston" was the first word uttered on the moon, as Neil Armstrong reported back to NASA. It is known by the locals, however, as the Bayou City. (Other nicknames include "Clutch City", and "Magnolia City".)

Houston's Rice Stadium was home to the Super Bowl VIII, and Super Bowl XXXVIII was played at Houston's Reliant Stadium in February 2004. Because of the incredible turnout, the NFL says the city is almost guaranteed to host the 2009 or 2010 game as well.


Picture of the Texas Medical Center Skyline

History

Main article: History of Houston

Historical Events:

  • 1836 - The Allen Brothers, John Kirby and Augustus Chapman found Houston.
  • June 5, 1837 - The city gets a city charter from the Texas legislature. It became the provisional capital of Texas.
  • 1839 - The capital moves to Austin, Texas. The dispute over where the state records should go would cause a conflict.
  • 1900's - Oil is discovered in Texas. A new industry will start.
  • 1902 - President Theodore Roosevelt approves a one-million dollar fund for the construction of the Houston Ship Channel.
  • 1914 - President Woodrow Wilson opens the Houston Ship Channel 74 years after the digging had started.
  • 1920's - The Texas oil boom causes people to move into the city, causing its first growth spurt.
  • 1937 - Houston Municipal Airport, which would later become William P. Hobby Airport, is opened.
  • 1963 - The Manned Spacecraft Center, which would become the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center opens.
  • 1969 - Houston Intercontinental Airport, nowadays George Bush Intercontinental Airport, is opened to the public.
  • 1970's - The Arab Oil Embargo causes demand for Texas oil to boom. People from the "Rust Belt" states like New York and Pennsylvania move into Houston.
  • 1978 - The headquarters of Continental Airlines move to Houston after buying out Texas International.
  • 1980's - The end of the Embargo causes the Houston growth bubble to burst.
  • 1996 - The city of Kingwood, Texas is annexed by Houston.
  • November 2001 - Enron is found to have accounting scandals. The company goes bankrupt.
  • Fall 2003 - Halliburton's headquarters move from Dallas, Texas to Houston.

Murders and disasters

Geography and Climate

According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1,558.4 km² (601.7 mi²). 1,500.7 km² (579.4 mi²) of it is land and 57.7 km² (22.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.70% water.

Houston's climate is classified as being humid subtropical. The city is located in the gulf coastal plains biome, and the vegetation is classified as a temperate grassland. It has a hot and humid climate because the winds from the Gulf of Mexico pick up a lot of moisture and deposit it in the area. Average precipitation levels range from 36 to 48 inches. The air tends to feel still, especially in the summertime. The humidity tends to make the air feel hotter than it really is. It is not uncommon for afternoon rains to occur in the city, and many Houston meteorologists almost never give out a zero percent chance of rain. The winters are cool and temperate, but are not as cold as in North Texas. Thunderstorms occur quite a bit during the summertime.

Houston has three bayous passing through the city. The Buffalo Bayou, which runs into downtown, the Brays Bayou, which runs along the Texas Medical Center, and the Sims Bayou in the south of Houston merge in downtown Houston into the Houston Ship Channel. The Ship Channel goes past Galveston, Texas into the Gulf of Mexico.

Most of Houston is very flat and is about fifty feet above sea level in elevation; the Houston Heights area has the highest elevation in the city. The city once relied on groundwater for its water needs. Land subsidence forced the city to turn to ground-level water sources.

Hurricanes have slammed into the Texas Gulf Coast on numerous occasions. Several hurricanes have passed through Houston, causing death and destruction. Ironically, a hurricane prevented Galveston from becoming the economic power in southeast Texas; Houston now has the economic prowess in the region. A recent example on how the hurricane can affect the way of life was actually a tropical storm. Tropical Storm Allison passed through the city in June 2001. Many neighborhoods had changed because of the storm; older houses in some afflicted neighborhoods have been torn down and replaced with larger houses with larger foundations.

Houston's climate is often compared to that of Dallas, Texas. Dallas has a hot and dry climate while Houston has a hot and humid climate. While Dallas gets hotter temperatures, Houston's heat index is often higher.


A simulated-color satellite image of Houston, Texas, taken on NASA's Landsat 7 satellite. In the very center is Downtown Houston. Galveston is also clearly visible in the picture.
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Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 1,953,631 people, 717,945 households, and 457,330 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,301.8/km² (3,371.7/mi²). There are 782,009 housing units at an average density of 521.1/km² (1,349.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 49.27% White, 25.31% African American, 0.44% Native American, 5.31% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 16.46% from other races, and 3.15% from two or more races. 37.41% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 717,945 households out of which 33.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% are married couples living together, 15.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% are non-families. 29.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.67 and the average family size is 3.39.

In the city the population is spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 33.8% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $36,616, and the median income for a family is $40,443. Males have a median income of $32,084 versus $27,371 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,101. 19.2% of the population and 16.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 26.1% are under the age of 18 and 14.3% are 65 or older.

The Hispanic population in Houston is increasing as more and more from Latin countries try to find work in Houston. Hispanics make up a significant amount of the population. Houston has the third largest Hispanic population in the United States. People from Asian countries such as China, Korea, Japan, India, and Pakistan are also flocking to Houston. Houston has two Chinatowns, as well as the second largest Vietnamese population in the United States. Recent problems with taxes are forcing the Vietnamese out of their current neigborhood into other areas. Houston has the second highest South African population in the United States, after Miami, Florida. Houston also boasts of having a population with a younger age than the national average.

Areas of the city

The Inner City

Houston, being America's largest city without zoning laws, has grown in an unusual manner. Rather than a single “downtown” as the center of the city's employment, various other business districts have sprung up throughout the inner-city. Note that if these business districts were considered one, they would form the third largest in the United States. The city also has the third largest skyline, but because they are spread out between a few miles, most footage of the city only shows, for the most part, the Downtown area.

The following are areas of the inner-city:

  • Downtown, the seventh largest business district in the country. The area is in the very center of the city's highway system.
    • The Skyline District is the heart of Downtown and home to many headquarters of various multinational businesses and financial institutions.
    • The Houston Theater District, in north Downtown, is home to Houston's eight performing arts organizations and includes the stages of the Alley Theater, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Wortham Center, Jones Hall, and Aerial Theater. It is the second largest performing arts district, next to the one in New York City.
    • There are two Chinatowns of Houston. The orginal one is in the eastern corridor of Downtown in the shadow of the George R. Brown Convention Center, while the newer, larger one resides primarily near Bellaire, Texas in southwest Houston.
    • The Main Street Corridor in Downtown is now a popular nightlife spot. This comes after it's opening on January 1, 2004 and the opening of the light rail.
  • The historic Houston Heights, near downtown, has the highest point of elevation in the city. It is a popular area for antique shopping.
  • Midtown is southwest of Downtown and is a recently redeveloped area with many newly constructed trendy apartments and flats. It is also home to Little Saigon, the center of Vietamese commerce and businesses.
  • Montrose is located west of downtown and to the north of the Midtown/Greenway area. It is the center of Houston's gay/lesbian community, and known for its vintage shops, 1950s-style eateries, and street art.
  • The Greenway Plaza business district is north of Midtown, west of Downtown. This area is home to a few skyscrapers, as well as the Compaq Center, soon to be the Lakewood International Center.
  • River Oaks is a very affluent area, often compared to Beverly Hills. It is the wealthiest neighborhood in Texas, and is home to many celebrities and political figures. Though the area is between Downtown and the Uptown District, this neighborhood boasts of mansions, as opposed to the surrounding area's highrise apartments and lofts. Near and partially blending into River Oaks, the areas of Highland Village and Upper Kirby (UK) are home to many expensive and upscale shopping and dining venues.
  • Uptown Houston is primarily anchored by the Houston Galleria. It is the city's second largest business district and is home to the world-famous Williams Tower.
    • The Uptown area is also known as the Galleria shopping district, as it is the center of Houston's fashion scene. This area is home to many high-end retailers, as well as local and national fashion designers.
  • The Texas Medical Center, about five miles south of the Midtown area. This is the largest medical complex in the world. Bordering the Texas Medical Center are Reliant Park and Six Flags Astroworld to the south and the Rice University/Rice Village area to the north.
  • The Museum District contains over 16 institutions, Hermann Park, the Houston Zoo and the Miller Outdoor Theatre. It is one of the most visited museum districts in the country.
  • The Fourth Ward, which shares a zip code with River Oaks, is among the poorest areas of the inner-city. It was the prominent area of the African-American community, but the Third Ward picked up the prominence after World War I. The Third Ward is home to Texas Southern University.
  • Fifth Ward is a is a predominately African-American community. It is generalized as the poorest neighborhood in Houston.
  • South Park is a large African-American neighborhood that is demographically becoming Mexican-American. The neighborhood was made famous by the rapper South Park Mexican.
  • Koreatown is located on Gessner north of I-10.
  • Sunnyside is a predominately African-American community nearby South Park.
  • The annexed section of Clear Lake City has NASA and a very large Asian community.
  • Kingwood was annexed into Houston in 1996. The annexation was controversial with residents.
  • Alief was also annexed into Houston, yet it maintains its own school district.

Zip codes in Houston range from 77002 to 77598.

Suburbs

  • Sugar Land is southwest of central Houston in Fort Bend, and is named for the Imperial Sugar Factory nearby that recently closed down.
  • The Woodlands is a large master-planned community about 40 miles northwest of Downtown. This is one of the largest and most popular master-planned communities in the country.
  • The Clear Lake area is a southeast suburb of Houston. Formerly, the combined area was officially Clear Lake City, but part of this area was annexed into Houston. League City, just south of this area, is home to a few water-side resorts.
  • To the west is Memorial City. The zip code within Memorial City is the fourth wealthiest in the nation. It is the largest of a series of affluent municipalities separate but surrounded by the city of Houston known as the Villages, which include Hedwig Village, Bunker Hill, Hunters Creek, Piney Point Village, Hilshire Village, and Spring Valley. This area is often not considered a suburb, moreso an area within central Houston.
  • Farther west, about 30 minutes from Downtown, is the city of Katy. This area has grown farther out from the Downtown area than most suburbs have.
  • Deer Park in the southeast area is home to the San Jacinto Monument. The surrounding area, including the larger city of Pasadena and cities of Baytown, La Porte and Channelview are filled with refineries and chemical plants.
  • The Kingwood/Humble is in the northwest area.

Most Houstonians like to go to Galveston when they want to see Moody Gardens or when they feel like they want to go to a beach close to home. Beach houses owned by Houstonians have sprung up in other cities along the shoreline to the Gulf of Mexico. Houstonians also go to Kemah for the Kemah Boardwalk, which has many seafood restaurants and local tourist attractions. Kemah is surrounded by Galveston Bay to the east and Clear Lake to the west.

Locations in Houston are generally classified as either being inside or outside Interstate 610, known as the 610 Loop. Inside the loop holds most of the city, including the Central business district and the cities of West University, Bellaire and Southside Place. The outerlying areas of Houston, as well as the airports and the suburbs and exurbs are outside the loop.

Locations within the Houston city limits that are inside the 610 Loop use the 713 area code. Those outside the loop that are within the city limits use the 281 or 832 area code. Areas far north, west, east and south of the inner-city also use 936 and/or 409.

The towns of Kingwood, Alief and Clear Lake City have recently become annexed into the city of Houston, increasing the city limit's population.

For a full list of the cities in the Houston area, see:

Transportation

Houston has a Los Angeles-style road network, complete with HOV lanes, which often get filled with vans and carpools. The dependence on cars causes various pollution problems, including ozone warnings. The ozone problems can get very bad if a temperature inversion occurs. Houston has been ranked as the most polluted city in the United States.

The 610 Loop circles the city of Houston and helps people go to work or school. 610 is quartered into the "North Loop", "South Loop", "West Loop", and "East Loop" by the locals.

Going north on Interstate 45 leads to Dallas, Texas and Fort Worth. Interstate 10 westbound leads to San Antonio, Texas, and eastbound leads to New Orleans, Louisiana and Baton Rouge. Highway 290 provides a direct route to Austin, Texas.

The Hardy Toll Road is popular on the commute between I-610 and Bush Intercontinental Airport.

Residents tend to refer to Freeways and Tollways by their names instead of their numbers.

The Portmanteau word "Eastex" comes from the words "East" and "Texas".

For a road map of Houston, click here

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas, or METRO, provides public transportation in the form of buses, trolleys, and lift vans. Uptown, METRO provides free service on the Uptown Shuttle. The city got the METRORail, a light rail service, on January 1, 2004. It runs primarily along Main Sreet from central Downtown Houston to the Texas Medical Center and Reliant Park. A 27-mile expansion has been approved to run the service all along the central Houston area, including Uptown. METRO hopes to expand the Light Rail to the 2 major airports, as well as the Bay Area, Katy, Spring and along the Southwest Freeway. This is Texas' second major light rail service, after DART's light rail service in Dallas, Texas.

Airports

Houston is served by George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), and Ellington Field (EFD).

Bush Airport handles all of the city's international traffic. Hobby has a lot of the intra-United States traffic that is headed for downtown, South Houston, Galveston, and the southern suburbs. The only passenger traffic that Ellington handles consists of passengers in Galveston County flying to Bush Airport to reduce travel time to that said airport. Ellington Field is in danger of closing down, as of February 2004.

List of Major Freeways

Economy

Houston had several growth spurts in relation to the Texas oil industry. Houston became a major port because of the downfall of
Galveston and the Houston Ship Channel. The 1920's had Houston's first growth spurt.

The city's second growth spurt occurred in the late 1970's, with the Arab Oil Embargo. Demand on Texas oil increased, and many people from the northeast came down to profit from the trade. When the embargo was lifted, the growth stopped. However, Pasadena still has its refineries, and the Port of Houston is among the busiest in the world. Houston has attempted to build a banking industry in the city, but all of the companies which had been started in Houston were merged with other companies nationwide. It still is vital to the region, but most of the banks operating there are not based in Houston. Real Estate is also a large business in the Houston area.

Houston is unique in being the largest American city without zoning regulations.

The city has the second lowest cost of living in comparison to other major U.S. cities. The housing in Houston is also one of the most affordable in the Nation.

Famous Events

  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
  • WorldFest
  • Houston International Festival
  • Texas Renaissance Festival
  • Houston Auto Show
  • CowParade
  • Shell Houston Open
  • Houston Greek Festival
  • Houston Egyptian Festival
  • Houston Japan Festival
  • Ballunar Liftoff Festival
  • BayouCity Arts Festival
  • Hewlett-Packard Houston Marathon

Houston in also the home of NASA's Johnson Space Center, the Reliant Astrodome and the world-renowned Alley Theatre.

List of Major Companies

This is a list of major companies headquartered in Houston and the Houston Metropolitan Area. Compaq was headquartered in Houston before it was bought out by Hewlett-Packard.

Imperial Sugar is based in nearby Sugar Land. Loch Energy is based in Humble.

People and culture of Houston

Houstonians are seen as the down-to-earth types. They are said to look more at the face value of someone and are more open than Dallasites. Many people currently living in Houston have come from other U.S. states or other countries worldwide. About 90 languages are spoken in the area. If someone is seen to be skirting the norms, but no harm was truly done, then many Houstonians wouldn't care about what that person did.

Houston has a very international flavor seeping around the city due to different ethnic groups, including Hispanics, African-Americans, ethnic Europeans from Germany, Greece, and France, Jews, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Koreans, Indians, Pakistanis, Arabs, and South Africans. Street signs are seen in Chinese and Vietnamese.

Several International festivals get hosted periodically throughout the year.

Because Houston and Dallas are both the major economic centers of the state, the two cities enjoy a friendly rivalry which causes many of the assets of one city to be compared to the assets of the other city. For example, although Dallas has more restaurants per person than even New York City, Houstonians eat out more often than residents of any other city in the United States.

Several Houston-based restaurants, such as Ninfa Laurenzo's Ninfa's Mexican resturant chain, Johnny Carabba's Carabba's and Kim Su Tran La's Kim Sơn Vietnamese restaurant chain, have become well known in Texas and throughout the country.

List of famous and infamous people raised in Houston

Law and Government

Houston is the county seat of
Harris County, and a far western portion of it extends into Fort Bend County. The current mayor of Houston is Bill White, who is on his first term. A mayor, who is the executive branch of the city government, can be elected consecutively for three terms. City council members, who make up the legislative branch, are elected from nine districts in the city.

List of Mayors

See: List of Houston Mayors

Museums not located in the Museum District

Sports Facilities


Picture of the Reliant Stadium and the Astrodome

Sports Teams

The Houston Oilers were based in Texas, but moved to Memphis and later, Nashville, Tennessee, and became the Tennessee Titans. Houston also formerly had the Arena Football League team Houston Thunderbears, and the minor league Soccer team Houston Hotshots.

Media and Journalism

Houston has a variety of newspapers, with the Houston Chronicle being read all across the South-Central United States. Houston also is home to the TV stations that serve the metro-area.

ABC-13 KTRK TV's Wayne Dolcefino released a controversial report that allegedly showed bad business practices of a charity called "Kid Care". Since then, the charity's donations dwindled, leaving the owner fuming.

Television stations

  • Channel 02 - KPRC - NBC
  • Channel 08 - KUHT - PBS
  • Channel 08 - KUHT-DT - PBS
  • Channel 11 - KHOU - CBS
  • Channel 13 - KTRK - ABC
  • Channel 14 - KETH - TBN
  • Channel 20 - KTXH - UPN
  • Channel 22 - KLTJ - Religious Programming, Independent
  • Channel 24 - KACY - Low Power, Spanish Independent
  • Channel 26 - KRIV - Fox Network
  • Channel 27 - KRIV-DT - Fox Network
  • Channel 31 - KHOU-DT - CBS
  • Channel 32 - KTRK-DT - ABC
  • Channel 35 - KPRC-DT - NBC
  • Channel 39 - KHWB-DT - WB
  • Channel 39 - KHWB - WB
  • Channel 45 - KXLN - Univision
  • Channel 48 - KTMD - Telemundo
  • Channel 49 - KPXB - PAX
  • Channel 51 - KNWS-TV - Independent
  • Channel 52 - KNWS-DT - Independent
  • Channel 53 - KVVV - Low Power, Independent
  • Channel 55 - KTBU - The Tube
  • Channel 57 - KAZH - Independent
  • Channel 61 - KZJL - Shop at Home
  • Channel 67 - KHSH - Home Shopping Network

Radio stations

AM

  • 610 - KILT - Sports Radio 610
  • 650 - KIKK - Business Radio 650, business news
  • 700 - KSEV - AM700 KSEV, news/sports/talk
  • 740 - KTRH - News Radio KTRH, news/sports/talk
  • 790 - KBME - Big Band
  • 850 - KEYH - Spanish
  • 880 - KJOJ - Vietnamese
  • 920 - KYST - Radio Noticias
  • 950 - KPRC - 950 KPRC, news/sports/talk
  • 980 - KRTX - Spanish news/talk
  • 1010 - KLAT - La Tremenda 1010 AM. Spanish news/talk
  • 1070 - KKHT - 1070 The Word, Christian Talk
  • 1090 - KNUZ - Spanish Religious
  • 1110 - KTEK - Religious, Vietnamese
  • 1140 - KYOK - Gospel
  • 1180 - KGOL - Asian
  • 1230 - KQUE - Spanish music
  • 1320 - KXYZ - Spanish news/talk
  • 1360 - KWWJ - Gospel
  • 1430 - KCOH - KCOH 1430, R & B
  • 1480 - KLVL - KLVL, Spanish Religious
  • 1500 - KANI - Gospel
  • 1520 - KYND - Spanish religious
  • 1560 - KILE - Spanish religious
  • 1590 - KMIC - Radio Disney

FM

  • 88.1 - KJIC - Southern Gospel
  • 88.7 - KUHF - Houston's Classic Choice, National Public Radio
  • 89.3 - KSBJ - KSBJ Contemporary Christian Music
  • 89.7 - KACC - Alvin Community College
  • 90.1 - KPFT - Pacifica
  • 90.9 - KTSU - Texas Southern University
  • 91.3 - KPVU - Prarie View A&M University
  • 91.7 - KTRU - Rice Radio, Rice University
  • 92.1 - KRTS-FM - Classical
  • 92.9 - KKBQ-FM - 93Q, Country
  • 93.3 - KOVE - Spanish adult comtermporary
  • 93.7 - KKRW - The Arrow, Rock oldies
  • 94.5 - KTBZ - The Buzz, Alternative Rock
  • 95.7 - KIKK-FM - The Wave, Smooth Jazz
  • 96.5 - KHMX - Mix 96.5, Adult Pop Rock
  • 97.1 - KKTL-FM (Simulcast of KLDE) - Oldies 107.5, Pop oldies
  • 97.5 - KAYD - KD101, Country
  • 97.9 - KBXX - The Box, Urban contemporary
  • 98.5 - KTJM - Rythmic oldies
  • 99.1 - KODA - Sunny 99.1, Adult contemporary
  • 100.3 - KILT-FM - 100.3 KILT, Country
  • 100.7 - KRTX - Pure Tejano
  • 101.1 - KLOL - Rock101, rock
  • 102.1 - KMJQ - Majic102, urban contemporary
  • 102.9 - KLTN - Estereo Latino, Spanish
  • 103.3 - KJOJ-FM - Rythmic Oldies (simulcast of KTJM)
  • 104.1 - KRBE - 104 KRBE, Top 40
  • 104.9 - KPTY - Party 104.9
  • 105.7 - KHCB - Christian
  • 106.9 - KHPT - The Point, 80's
  • 107.5 - KLDE - Pop Oldies
  • 107.9 - KQQK - Tejano

List of Newspapers

Education

The
Houston Independent School District is considered to be one of the best urban school districts in the United States. Rod Paige, the former superintendent, elevated the district to that level.

Colleges and Universities

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • DeVry University, Houston
  • Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library
  • Houston Baptist University
  • Houston Community College System
  • Rice University
  • San Jacinto College
    • Aerospace Academy
    • C.E. King High School Extension Center
    • Clear Lake Extension Center
    • San Jacinto College North
    • San Jacinto College South
  • Texas A&M University
    • Prairie View A&M University
    • Texas A&M University Health Science Center - Institute of Biosciences and Technology
  • Texas Heart Institute
  • Texas Southern University
  • Texas Woman's University - Institution of Health Sciences, Houston
  • University of Houston inc. U of H College of Pharmacy
  • University of Texas System
    • UT Health Science Center at Houston
    • The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Houston in film and TV

Part or all of these movies/shows take place in Houston and/or the Houston area

Though Houston and it's suburbs are a prime spot for the filming of movies, the storylines do not include the story taking place in the city.

North: The Woodlands, Conroe
West: Katy, Sugar Land Houston, Bellaire, West University, Southside Place, George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Hobby Airport East: Baytown, Liberty
South: Galveston, Freeport, Brazoria

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