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Houston (Texas) is a seat of a second-order administrative division; located in United States in America/Chicago (GMT-5) time zone. With population of 2,296,224 people, there are 4 cities with bigger population in this country. Compared to other cities in United States, 94% of cities are located further ↑North; 72% of cities are located further →East and 84.4% of cities have higher elevation than Houston. Note1

Administrative division(s):

Current local time in Houston:

06:17 AM, Wednesday
Difference from your time zone: hours
[3]

Houston on map:[1]

Houston on map

Houston GPS coordinates[2]

29° 45' 47.808" North, 95° 21' 47.772" West

Map corner latitude longitude
Upper-left 30.37178°, -96.0664°
Center: 29.76328°, -95.36327°
Lower-right: 29.15106°, -94.66015°
Map W x H: 135.7×135.7 km = 84.3×84.3mi
max Lat: 71.29058°
  ⇑94% North
Houston: 29.76328°
min Lat:   ⇓6% South
19.06759°
Note1
min Long Houston max Long
-171.73463° -95.36327° -66.98998°
W 28%⇐   ⇒72% E

Elevation

Elevation of Houston is 30 m = 98 ft, and this is 264.8 m = 869 ft below average elevation for this country.

Max E:
 
3189 m = 10463 ft 84.4%
Avg. 294.8 m = 967 ft  
Houston 30 m = 98 ft  

Min E:
-60 m = -197 ft 15.6%

See also: Houston elevation on elevation.city.


Geographical zone

Houston is located in North temperate zone (between Tropic of Cancer and the Arctic Circle). Distance of this Northern Tropic circle is 703.4 km =437.1 mi to South.
Distance of km miles from Houston
North Pole 6697.7 4161.8 to North
Arctic Circle 4091.8 2542.5 to North
Tropic Cancer 703.4 437.1 to South
Equator 3309.4 2056.4 to South
6697.7 km
3309.4 km

Nearby cities:

15 places around Houston: (largest is in red/bold)

Aldine 18.9 km =11.7 mi, 355°
Bellaire 11.2 km =7 mi, 235°
Bunker Hill Village 16.1 km =10 mi, 271°
Cloverleaf 18.5 km =11.5 mi, 84°
Galena Park 13.3 km =8.3 mi, 104°
Hedwig Village 14.9 km =9.3 mi, 276°
Hilshire Village 12.5 km =7.8 mi, 284°
Hunters Creek Village 12.8 km =8 mi, 273°
Jacinto City 12.5 km =7.8 mi, 87°
Pasadena 16.9 km =10.5 mi, 118°
Piney Point Village 14.9 km =9.3 mi, 268°
South Houston 16.6 km =10.3 mi, 132°
Southside Place 9.5 km =5.9 mi, 228°
Spring Valley 13.9 km =8.6 mi, 282°
West University Place 8.5 km =5.3 mi, 233°

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Sources, notices
• [Note1] Compared only with cities in United States existing in our database
• [Src1] Map data: © OpenStreetMap contributors (CC-BY-SA)
• [Src2] Other city data from geonames.org with taken over terms of usage.
• [Src3] Geographical zone / Annual Mean Temperature by Robert A. Rohde @ Wikipedia

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