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  2. Harris Health System - Wikipedia

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    The Harris County Hospital District was created by voter referendum on November 20, 1965 and was formally designated as a political subdivision with taxing authority on January 1, 1966. Its creation is largely attributed to the publication of Jan de Hartog 's novel The Hospital , which described the horrific conditions of the Jefferson Davis ...

  3. Taylor County, Texas - Wikipedia

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    Taylor County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2020 census, its population was 143,208. Its county seat is Abilene. The county was created in 1858 and later organized in 1878. It is named for Edward Taylor, George Taylor, and James Taylor, three brothers who died at the Battle of the Alamo.

  4. Memorial, Houston - Wikipedia

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    The Memorial area of Houston, Texas is located west of Downtown, northwest of Uptown, and south of Spring Branch.The Memorial Super Neighborhood, as defined by the City of Houston, is bounded by Buffalo Bayou to the south, Barker Reservoir to the west, the Katy Freeway (Interstate 10) to the north, and the Memorial Villages (Spring Valley Village, Piney Point Village, Bunker Hill Village ...

  5. Spring Branch, Houston - Wikipedia

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    Spring Branch is a district in west-northwest Harris County, Texas, United States, roughly bordered by Tanner Road and Hempstead Road to the north, Beltway 8 to the west, Interstate 10 to the south, and the 610 Loop to the east; it is almost entirely within the City of Houston.

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  7. Economy of Texas - Wikipedia

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    The economy of the State of Texas is the second largest by GDP in the United States after that of California.It has a gross state product of $2.0 trillion as of 2021. In 2011, Texas was home to six of the biggest 50 companies, and 51 in total, in the Fortune 500 (the third most after New York and California).

  8. Commissioners' Plan of 1811 - Wikipedia

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    In March 1807, the state legislature responded by appointing as a Commission the three men suggested by the Common Council to establish a comprehensive street plan for Manhattan: Gouverneur Morris, a Founding Father of the United States; the lawyer John Rutherfurd, a former United States Senator representing New Jersey and a relative to Morris by marriage; and the state Surveyor General ...