Houston is the largest city in the state of Texas. It is also the 4th largest in the United States.Houston Area Real Estate Information:
In August 1836, John Kirby Allen and Augustus Chapman Allen purchased 6,642 acres of land and named the town Houston after Sam Houston. Houston was granted incorporation on June 5, 1837.
Houston is one of the fastest growing major cities in the United States. Houston is the county seat of Harris County. A portion of Houston also extends into Fort Bend County on the southwest side and into Montgomery County on the northeast side.
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Houston is the seat of the internationally-renowned Texas Medical Center. Baylor College of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, The Methodist Hospital and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center are some of the academic and research health institutions located in Houston.
Directory of physicians & Surgeons in the Houston area
Some of the universities located in the Houston area are University of Houston, UH - Clear Lake, UH - Downtown, Rice University, University of St. Thomas, Houston Baptist University and Texas Southern University. Houston Community College System also serves much of Houston. San Jacinto College serves parts of the eastern and southeastern sections of Houston.
There are 16 different school districts serving the Houston area as well charter schools and approximately 300 private schools.