Elvis Presley gave six performances there between February and March 1970 setting an attendance record with 200,000 over the six shows He performed there again on March 3 1974 setting a single day attendance record. By the 1990s the Astrodome was becoming obsolete Unable to secure a new stadium Oilers owner Bud Adams moved the team to Tennessee after the 1996 season where they eventually became the Tennessee Titans the Astros played at the dome through the 1999 season before relocating to Enron Field (later changed to Minute Maid Park) in 2000 while the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo continued to be held at the Astrodome until the opening of the adjacent NRG Stadium in 2002 Although it no longer had any primary tenants the venue regularly hosted events during the early 2000s and in 2005 was used as a shelter for residents of New Orleans affected by Hurricane Katrina the Astrodome was declared non-compliant with fire code by the Houston Fire Department in 2008 and parts of it were demolished in 2013 after several years of disuse in 2014 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tax Assessor-Collector Ann Harris Bennett Democratic, The Fall of the Alamo depicts Davy Crockett swinging his rifle at Mexican troops who have breached the south gate of the mission, Demand on Texas oil increased and many people from the northeast moved to Houston to profit from the trade Pasadena has refineries and the Port of Houston is among the busiest in the world Since the 1980s oil bust the Houston area aimed to diversify its industries. Houston Texas Business Directory, The San Jacinto Monument is a memorial to the men who died during the Texas Revolution, The Spanish introduced European livestock including cattle horses and mules to Texas as early as the 1690s. These herds grazed heavily on the native grasses allowing mesquite which was native to the lower Texas coast to spread inland Spanish farmers also introduced tilling and irrigation to the land further changing the landscape. . December 10 2008: Tied the earliest accumulating snowfall record Stafford (mostly in Fort Bend County).
David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport a general aviation airport is located outside of the Tomball city limits in unincorporated northwest Harris County, Houston Texas Business Directory French 0.25% El Lago Per the 2010 US Census records the five most populous counties are:! . 146 Shawn Thierry Democratic 2016 Inner portions of Houston's South Side, 95 ConocoPhilips According to U.S News and World Report many hospitals in Houston consistently rank among the nation's top healthcare institutions, Memorial Village (Bunker Hill Piney Point Hunters Creek). The Houston Airport System a branch of the municipal government oversees the operation of three major public airports in the city Two of these airports George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P Hobby Airport offer commercial aviation service to a variety of domestic and international destinations and served 55 million passengers in 2016 the third Ellington Airport is home to the Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base the Federal Aviation Administration and the state of Texas selected the Houston Airport System as "Airport of the Year" in 2005 largely due to the implementation of a $3.1 billion airport improvement program for both major airports in Houston.