A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Houston ...
When the people of Houston refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Houstonian<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Houston has a population of 2,347 people<2> (see below for details).
The city of Houston is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Houston lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time
Houston lies within the (907) area code.
The ZIP code for Houston: 99694<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Houston had a population of 1,912 people.
The population of Houston represents 0.27% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,912 people, the population of Houston increased 59.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,202 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Houston had an population of 2,347 people. This is an increase of 22.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 95.26% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Houston.
Communities near Houston ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Houston and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Houston.
Communities Also Named Houston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Houston - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Delaware (2), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Houston.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Houston:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Houston ...
Looking for more information about Houston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Houston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Houston.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019