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TravelPlex's Memorable City - Houston

Mar 12, 2014

a crisp cityscape of the downtown Houston Texas skyline on a nice summer dayThis month’s Memorable City focuses on Houston, Texas, a city that many people know very little about. With that in mind, and to add a bit of spice for all you Trivia seekers, we have come up with “Did You Know” facts on Houston.

DID YOU KNOW THAT HOUSTON...

  1. Is the 4th largest city in the US?
  2. Is exceeded only by New York City with the amount of Fortune 500 companies that are headquartered there?
  3. Is one of the few cities to be named after a sitting President? General Sam Houston was President of the Republic of Texas
  4. Is the largest city in the United States that does not have zoning regulations?
  5. Attracted many companies to relocate to Houston in the 1950’s due to the widespread availability of - air conditioning?

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