Welcome to Houston Speaks
Houston Speaks is an amazing place to hear people from the Houston Area speaking about Houston culture, Houston business, Houston Issues, Houston dining, and many other things Houston.
Welcome to Houston Speaks, a place where we can speak about anything going on in and around Houston.
When you think of Houston, you think Big. Big ideas, big business, big community, and big heart. Houston is a diverse community with people from all over this great nation. Houston has a big heart with great minds. Ready set go. Houston has Astros, Rockets, Texans. We have oil and gas, we have shopping, dinning, agriculture, fishing, fashion, and one of the biggest ports in the nation. Houston is Houston Strong and we want to celebrate everything Houston, that is why Houston Speaks.
When it was first founded, Houston was 74.4 square miles and its population was 9,332 people. Its appearance was big buildings, open plains, water ways, and it was one of the biggest cities in the United States. Houston has a geographic location is in South Texas. John Kirby and Augustus Chapman Allen founded Houston. Houston became a city on August 30, 1836, just a few months after the Texas War for Independence. People first went to Houston because seven businessmen formed the Houston Chamber of Commerce. It is well known for its oil production, being one of the largest ports in America, having the Nasa Space Center, having the Astrodome, being the fourth largest city in the nation, and its southern charm. Some of the important events that happened in Houston were when the Houston Symphony was established in 1913, when Rice Institute began classes in 1912, and when Houston got eighty automobiles in 1905. Houston is now approximately 627 square miles. Its population grew to over 2 million. Houston is roughly the same size as the entire island of Oahu.