Houston

Houston is a sprawling port city in Southeastern . An oil boom and continuing international immigration has brought explosive growth to the city, and it is now the fifth largest metropolitan area in the United States.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Popular Destinations

is the main international airport of Houston and a major gateway into . Photo: DivF, CC BY 2.5.

Downtown is the central business district of Houston. Photo: Ymblanter, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a general name for the lively area that encompasses the neighborhoods just west of Downtown. Photo: Ymblanter, CC BY-SA 3.0.

South and west of , is home to the Museum District, Hermann Park, Rice University, the Texas Medical Center, and Reliant Stadium. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Notable Places in the Area

Stadium
is an indoor arena located in downtown Houston, Texas. Photo: Ed Uthman, CC BY 2.0.

Stadium
, previously named The Ballpark at Union Station, Enron Field, and Astros Field… Photo: Delaywaves, CC BY 3.0.

Stadium
is an American multi-purpose stadium located in Houston, that is home to the Houston Dynamo FC, a Major League Soccer club, the Houston Dash of the National Women's Soccer League, and to Texas Southern Tigers football. Photo: Houtexusa, GFDL.

Theatre
The is a Tony Award-winning theatre company in Houston, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Destinations

, at first glance, seems to be no more than urban sprawl at its worst: strip malls, gridlock, billboards, and more strip malls.

is known chiefly as the home of , industrial…

Rough-and-tumble is the city's beating, industrial heart - along with William P.

Uptown is in Houston, though nobody in Houston has used that term since about 1970 - it's generally referred to as "The Galleria", or to motorists at I-610 and U.S. Photo: Agsftw, CC BY-SA 4.0.

City is a master-planned community located in southeast , within the Bay Area of Greater Houston. Photo: WhisperToMe, Public domain.

The encompasses many of the poshest, most upscale neighborhoods and business areas in Houston.

The area includes some of Houston's most pleasant neighborhoods as well as a burgeoning restaurant and nightlife scene, especially on the Washington Street corridor. Photo: WhisperToMe, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
is a subdivision in Houston, within the Boulevard Oaks community. Photo: Euthman, CC BY 3.0.

Neighborhood
is a private, walled subdivision of 16 houses in Houston, .

Houston

Latitude
29.7589° or 29° 45' 32.2" north
Longitude
-95.3677° or 95° 22' 3.7" west
Open Location Code
76X6QJ5J+HW
Population
2,100,000
IATA airport code
HOU
United Nations Location Code
US HOU
Elevation
39 feet (12 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 27526178
Geo­Names ID
4699066
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