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Welcome to Houston ...
Houston is located in Winston County.
The location of Houston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Houston refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Houstonian<2>
Houston is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Houston lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Houston: (256) and (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Houston: 35572<5>
Communities near Houston ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the West (W) of Houston
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Houston
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Houston
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Houston
Located in Cullman County
Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Houston
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Houston
Located in Walker County
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Houston
Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Houston
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Houston
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Houston
Located in Cullman County
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, 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 Alaska, 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.
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: 19 Aug 2019