Libertarian Ron Paul[a] Mike Pence 0 0.0% 1 Geography The Texas Department of Criminal Justice operates some correctional facilities in Harris County including:. Vte, Main article: Geology of Texas, Top publicly traded companies. . Healthcare 1860 604,215 184.2% Map of ethnic distribution in Houston 2010 U.S Census Each dot is 25 people: White Black Asian Hispanic or Other (yellow), Biota Ethnicity 1990 16,986,510 19.4% See List of Highways in Harris County for more roadways in Harris County. The exact date of the war's end is also not universally agreed upon it was generally accepted at the time that the war ended with the armistice of 14 August 1945 (V-J Day) rather than the formal surrender of Japan which was on 2 September 1945 that officially ended the war in Asia a peace treaty with Japan was signed in 1951 a treaty regarding Germany's future allowed the reunification of East and West Germany to take place in 1990 and resolved most post-World War II issues. No formal peace treaty between Japan and the Soviet Union was ever signed, 2.6 1960s 1.3 Galveston Bay Gonzalo Guerrero a shipwrecked Spanish mariner who married a Maya woman and later fought with the Mayas against the conquista, Top publicly traded companies 3.1 European exploration Temperature wise the city (and much of Southeast Texas) has four distinct seasons (Summer Spring Fall Winter) but weather wise the city has only two seasons (rainy and dry) the wet season lasts from April/May to September/October the dry season lasts from November/December to March/April However during El Nino or La Nina years the wet and dry season can often either last longer than usual or be delayed. Nuclear Gadget being raised to the top of the detonation "shot tower" at Alamogordo Bombing Range; Trinity nuclear test New Mexico July 1945, The first Texas freeway was the Gulf Freeway opened in 1948 in Houston as of 2005 79,535 miles (127,999 km) of public highway crisscrossed Texas (up from 71,000 miles (114,263 km) in 1984) to fund recent growth in the state highways Texas has 17 toll roads (see list) with several additional tollways proposed in central Texas the southern section of the State Highway 130 toll road has a speed limit of 85 miles per hour (137 km/h) the highest in the nation. All federal and state highways in Texas are paved, Main articles: Demographics of Houston and Religion in Houston According to a 2014 study by the Pew Research Center 73% of the population of the Houston area identified themselves as Christians about 50% of whom claimed Protestant affiliations and about 19% claimed Roman Catholic affiliations Nationwide about 71% of respondents identified as Christians About 20% of Houston-area residents claimed no religious affiliation compared to about 23% nationwide the same study says that area residents identifying with other religions (including Judaism Buddhism Islam and Hinduism) collectively made up about 7% of the area population.
. . Bowie County (92,565) 8 Education, Texans also enjoy the rodeo the world's first rodeo was hosted in Pecos Texas the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the largest rodeo in the world it begins with trail rides that begin from several points throughout the state that convene at Reliant Park the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show in Fort Worth is the oldest continuously running rodeo incorporating many of the state's most historic traditions into its annual events Dallas hosts the State Fair of Texas each year at Fair Park, The Praetorian Building in Dallas completed 1909 was the first skyscraper west of the Mississippi and the tallest in Texas. 9.1 Higher education The first Texas freeway was the Gulf Freeway opened in 1948 in Houston as of 2005 79,535 miles (127,999 km) of public highway crisscrossed Texas (up from 71,000 miles (114,263 km) in 1984) to fund recent growth in the state highways Texas has 17 toll roads (see list) with several additional tollways proposed in central Texas the southern section of the State Highway 130 toll road has a speed limit of 85 miles per hour (137 km/h) the highest in the nation. All federal and state highways in Texas are paved. ; . Harris County ESD #25 Fire Westfield FD .10 Map of the Island of California circa 1650; restored The Williams Waterwall is a multi-story sculptural fountain which sits at the south end of Williams Tower in Uptown it and its surrounding park were built as an architectural amenity to the adjacent tower. Both the fountain and tower were designed by Pritzker Prize winning architect Philip Johnson. Completed in 1983 the semi-circular fountain is 64-foot (20 m) tall and sits among 118 Texas Live Oak trees Approximately 11,000 gallons of water per minute cascades down vast channeled sheets on both sides from the narrower top rim of the circle to the wider base below.