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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. Freeport, Texas - Wikipedia

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    Freeport is located in southern Brazoria County at (28.959527, –95.356941), near the mouth of the Brazos River in the Gulf of Mexico In 2003, the city annexed 3.5 miles (5.6 km) of beach bounded on the northeast by the village of Quintana and continuing southwest to the mouth of the Brazos River.

  4. Clute, Texas - Wikipedia

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    Clute is a city in Brazoria County, Texas, within the Houston metropolitan area. As of the 2020 U.S. Census, the city population was 10,604. The city gained some fame with the discovery of a fossilized mammoth named Asiel. There is now a restaurant/museum of the same name to honor this discovery.

  5. 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).

  6. Wilmette, Illinois - Wikipedia

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    Wilmette is a village in New Trier Township, Cook County, Illinois, United States.Bordering Lake Michigan, it is located 14 miles (23 km) north of Chicago's downtown district (4 mi or 6 km from Chicago's northern border) and had a population at the 2010 census of 27,087.

  7. 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 ...