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Houston is a city in Texas County.
It is the county seat.
According to local legend, named for Sam Houston after he stopped overnight in the village en route to Texas
The latitude of Houston is 37.326N. The longitude is -91.955W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,165 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,969.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Houston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Texas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 65483 ZIP code.
16% of Houston residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Houston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Houston was $14,977, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Houston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Houston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $220. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $645.
Libraries in Houston include Texas County Library ... View libraries
Texas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Houston political report.
The average commute time for Houston workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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