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10 Striking Facts About Houston You Have Never Come Across

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  1. 10 Striking Facts About Houston You Have Never Come Across 1.Houston is the 4th most populated city in the United States and the 6th most populated region in North America. 2. Houston is located in southeast Texas next to Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Houston is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of Greater Houston. 3. Houston is also the anchor of the greater megaregion — the Texas Triangle.

  2. 4. Earlier Houston was home to the Karankawa and the Atakapa natives who were the first settlers of this region around 2000 years ago. 5. The 5th tallest skyline in North America and the 36th tallest in the world is in Houston. 6. Houston experiences a humid subtropical type of climate with spring supercell thunderstorms that bring tornadoes occasionally.

  3. 7. Houston was originally founded by a group of land investors at the confluence of Buffalo Bayou and White Oak Bayou. It was incorporated in June 1837 and has been named after General Sam Houston- the President of the Republic of Texas.8. Since the 19th century Houston has been an energy-based industry, manufacturing aeronautics, and transportation. 9. The city is also called Space City, Bayou City, the 713, H Town, etc. Houston has become a global hub for research and culture, medicine, etc.

  4. 10. The Museum district in Houston houses 19 museums, galleries, and community spaces. Some of the famous tourist attractions in Houston include Space Centre Houston, Houston Zoo, NASA Johnson Space Centre, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Downtown Aquarium, etc. Cheap airfares are slipping, make every penny count with Spirit Airlines Deals. Secure the best seats in the sky today by making your reservations with Spirit Airlines Reservations. Be the first one to Receive not to be missed events special travel offers and the scoop on flight schedules and happenings only with Spirit Airlines.