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City of Houston __ Official website for Houston. Jam packed with information for visitor and local alike. Learn about city services, attractions, history, news and much more. - illustrated - From city of Houston - http://www.houstontx.gov/

City Map __ "An interactive map of Houston, TX, highlighting the different accommodations, attractions and adventures to be had in the city. Find The Houston Museum of Natural Science, N.A.S.A., Kirby-Hill House and more." - illustrated - From houston.worldweb.com - http://www.greaterhouston.worldweb.com/Maps/CityMaps-Flash/houstonmap.html


CityPASS Houston __ While this site is strictly commercial, it offers a fantastic service which will allow you to see the best of Houston while not emptying your wallet. A great service for visitor and local alike. - From citypass.com - http://www.citypass.com/houston

Handbook of Texas Online: HOUSTON, TX __ "In 1990 Houston, covering 540 square miles, ranked as the fourth largest city in the United States with a population of 1,630,553. The city passed Philadelphia in 1984 to take a position behind New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago." A good look at the city. - From Handbook of Texas Online - http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/HH/hdh3.html

History __ A good overview of the city's history. "Two New York real estate promoters, John Kirby Allen and Augustus Chapman Allen, were seeking a location where they could begin building "a great center of government and commerce." In August 1836, they purchased 6,642 acres (27 kmē) of land from T. F. L. Parrot, John Austin's widow for $9,428. The Allen brothers named their town after Sam Houston and persuaded the Texas Congress to designate the site as the temporary capital of the new Republic of Texas." - illustrated - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houston,_Texas#History 
HoustonChronicle.com - News __ Online newspaper. - illustrated - from HoustonChronicle.com - http://www.chron.com/



Houston Airport System __ "To bring air service to Houston's population of more than four million, the Houston Airport System has three facilities; George Bush Intercontinental Airport, William P. Hobby Airport, and Ellington Field." Learn about all three. - illustrated - From houstonairportsystem.org - http://www.houstonairportsystem.org/

The Houston Museum of Natural Science __ Virtual tour of the most popular museum in Texas, including the butterfly center and observatory. - illustrated - From hmns.org - http://www.hmns.org/?r=1 

Houston Photos at PBase.com __ Extensive galleries of click-to-enlarge images. - illustrated - from pbase.com - http://search.pbase.com/search?q=Houston 


Houston Texas __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houston,_Texas

Houston Texas - Chambers of Commerce __ A listing of Chambers of Commerce in Houston and surrounding areas with direct links to each. - From houston-texas-online.com - http://www.houston-texas-online.com/htochambers.html 


Houston, Texas Detailed Profile - travel and real estate info, jobs, hotels, hospitals, weather, schools, crime, ... __ the title said it all. - illustrated - From city-data.com - http://www.city-data.com/city/Houston-Texas.html 

Houston, Texas city guide and Houston Meeting Planners Guide __ "Houston, TX city guide and Houston Meeting Planners Guide featuring visitor, tourist, tourism and convention information on restaurants, attractions, events, conventions, hotels, entertainment, shopping, weather, jobs and sports in the Houston, Texas area" - illustrated - from houston-guide.com - http://www.houston-guide.com/ 

Houston Texas - School Districts __ Listing and contact information for Houston area school districts. - from houston-texas-online.com - http://www.houston-texas-online.com/htoeducation.html 

Houston Travel Guide  __ "Unbridled energy has always been Houston's trademark. The forceful, wildcatter temperament that transformed what was once a swamp near the junction of the Buffalo and White Oak bayous into the nation's fourth-largest city also made the city a world energy center and pushed exploration into outer space -- indeed, the first words spoken from the moon broadcast its name throughout the universe: "Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed." You will find a good overview as only Fodor's Travel can do it. - Didn't I say that someplace else already?- illustrated - From fodors.com - http://www.fodors.com/miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=houston@76 



NASA - Johnson Space Center __ "The Mission Control Center at Johnson Space Center directs all Space Shuttle missions, including International Space Station assembly flights. MCC also manages all activity onboard the International Space Station." And that is only a small bit of what they do. - illustrated - From NASA - http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/home/index.html 

Port of Houston Authority __ Learn about the Port of Houston - "1st in the Nation in Foreign tonnage." You will find general information, business development, cruise information and much more. - illustrated - From portofhouston.com - http://www.portofhouston.com/ 

Welcome to University of Houston __ The doctoral degree-granting and largest university of the University of Houston system. - From University of Houston - http://www.uh.edu/ 


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