Houston

Houston

Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ ( listen) HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States. With a census-estimated 2016 population of 2.303 million[2] within an area of 599.59 square miles (1,552.9 km2).[7] It is also the largest city in the Southern United States ,[8] and the seat of Harris County. Located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico, it is the principal city of the Greater Houston metro area, which is the fifth-most populated MSA in the United States.

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