1940 528,961 47.2% As of 2010 65.8% (14,740,304) of Texas residents age 5 and older spoke only English at home while 29.2% (6,543,702) spoke Spanish 0.75 percent (168,886) Vietnamese and Chinese (which includes Cantonese and Mandarin) was spoken by 0.56% (122,921) of the population over the age of five. 3.3 Tornadoes Members of the oil and gas industry are representatives of most of the boards of Houston's arts bodies charities and museums the energy companies spent funds in order to make Houston a more attractive community for their employees to live in; . 9 Citations The judiciary of Texas is one of the most complex in the United States with many layers and overlapping jurisdictions Texas has two courts of last resort: the Texas Supreme Court for civil cases and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Except for some municipal benches partisan elections select judges at all levels of the judiciary; the governor fills vacancies by appointment. Texas is notable for its use of capital punishment having led the country in executions since capital punishment was reinstated in the Gregg v Georgia case (see Capital punishment in Texas), 150 Valoree Swanson Republican 2016 North Harris County (including Spring and Klein), 12.4 Economic and demographic change They had benefited from Guinea's connections with neighbouring Iberians and north African Muslim states Due to these connections mathematicians and experts in naval technology appeared in Portugal Portuguese and foreign experts made several breakthroughs in the fields of mathematics cartography and naval technology. Greater Houston's arterial road network is established at the municipal level with the City of Houston exercising planning control over both its incorporated area and extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) Therefore Houston exercises transportation planning authority over a 2,000-square-mile (5,200 km2) area over five counties many times larger than its corporate area the Major Thoroughfare and Freeway Plan updated annually establishes the city's street hierarchy identifies roadways in need of widening and proposes new roadways in unserved areas Arterial roads are organized into four categories in decreasing order of intensity: major thoroughfares transit corridor streets collector streets and local streets. Roadway classification affects anticipated traffic volumes roadway design and right of way breadth Ultimately the system is designed to ferry traffic from neighborhood streets to major thoroughfares which connect into the limited-access highway system. Notable arterial roads in the region include Westheimer Road Memorial Drive Texas State Highway 6 Farm to Market Road 1960 Bellaire Boulevard and Telephone Road, Large building with three segmented tower setbacks each with a steeply pitched roof line topped with a series of spires. 3 Refurbishment plans 9.2 Municipal Fire/EMS Services, In December southward-moving cold fronts can bring cold rain low wind chills and rarely frozen precipitation Early January is the coldest time of the year with temperatures moderating slightly by February Winter is also the driest part of the year for Houston, Louis Wigfall lived in Nacogdoches Nacogdoches County and Marshall Harrison County In April 2016 historic flooding came to Houston which has killed 5 people. . The Council had neglected to provide specific instructions on how to structure the February vote for convention delegates leaving it up to each municipality to determine how to balance the desires of the established residents against those of the volunteers newly arrived from the United States. Chaos ensued; in Nacogdoches the election judge turned back a company of 40 volunteers from Kentucky who had arrived that week the soldiers drew their weapons; Colonel Sidney Sherman announced that he "had come to Texas to fight for it and had as soon commence in the town of Nacogdoches as elsewhere". Eventually the troops were allowed to vote. With rumors that Santa Anna was preparing a large army to advance into Texas rhetoric degenerated into framing the conflict as a race war between Anglos defending their property against in the words of David G Burnet a "mongrel race of degenerate Spaniards and Indians more depraved than they".
. . (12) 36 The Chapel of St Basil Affiliation % of Texas population, Other famous and notable East Texans Spring Valley Village; Language Houston Texas Business Directory, Mexico and United States: Treaty to resolve pending boundary differences and maintain the Rio Grande and Colorado River as the international boundary of November 23 1970; Treaty on maritime boundaries between the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean) of May 4 1978 and Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Mexican States on the delimitation of the continental shelf in the Western Gulf of Mexico beyond 200 nautical miles (370 km) of June 9 2000, Transportation Academy Sports and Outdoors a sporting goods retailer has its corporate offices and product distribution center in unincorporated western Harris County. Hewlett-Packard operates its United States region office in a complex northwest unincorporated Harris County; the complex formerly belonged to Compaq prior to Compaq's merger with HP. Smith International has its headquarters in the Greenspoint district and in an unincorporated area in Harris County. BJ Services Company has its headquarters in the Spring Branch district and in unincorporated Harris County. Cybersoft Technologies has its headquarters in an unincorporated area in 2012 Noble Energy announced that it was consolidating its headquarters and two other Greater Houston offices into a 10-story building on the former Compaq headquarters property in unincorporated Harris County. Goya Foods previously had its Texas offices in an unincorporated area in the county.