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South Houston
Harris County, Texas


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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of South Houston is approximately 14,207 (1990), 16983 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,818 (1990), 4792 (2010).
The amount of land area in South Houston is 7.843 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from South Houston to Washington DC is 1260 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 160 miles. (as the crow flies)
South Houston is positioned 29.66 degrees north of the equator and 95.22 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Site of the first airplane flight over Texas
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South Houston City Government

South Houston has a Mayor/City Council form of government. There are 5 city council members.

South Houston has the youngest mayor in the country, (1998) The Honorable Cipriano Romero, began term in July 1996 at age 25

South Houston Historical Events

1996, July
The Honorable Cipriano Romero, began serving a term as Mayor of South Houston, at the age of 25 years - The youngest mayor in the country.

South Houston Schools

South Houston is part of the Pasadena Independent School District, a 1997-98 Texas Recognized School District

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