Geography of Houston, Texas: Galveston Bay Area, Greater Houston, Geographic areas of Houston, Buffalo Bayou, Houston Energy Corridor

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9781157657156: Geography of Houston, Texas: Galveston Bay Area, Greater Houston, Geographic areas of Houston, Buffalo Bayou, Houston Energy Corridor
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 38. Chapters: Galveston Bay Area, Greater Houston, Geographic areas of Houston, Buffalo Bayou, Houston Energy Corridor, Texas Medical Center, Port of Houston, Trinity River, White Oak Bayou, Houston Ship Channel, Geography of Houston, Olivewood Cemetery, Addicks Reservoir, Sheldon Reservoir, Glenwood Cemetery, San Jacinto River, Houston Theater District, Barker Reservoir, Lake Houston, Clear Lake, Armand Bayou, Houston Skyline District, Lake Anahuac, Taylor Lake, Main Street/Market Square Historic District, Dickinson Bay, Moses Lake, Buckhorn Lake. Excerpt: The Galveston Bay Area is a region that surrounds the Galveston Bay estuary of Southeast Texas in the United States within the metropolitan area. Residents of Houston and surrounding areas typically call it simply the "Bay Area". Normally the term refers to the mainland communities around the bay and excludes Galveston as well as most of Houston. Originally part of the pirate kingdom of Jean Lafitte, this area played a role in the early history of Texas having been the site of some early rebellions against Mexican rule and the site of the victory of the Texas army over the Mexican army during the Texas Revolution. Ranching interests became early economic drivers around the bay. As the nearby cities of Galveston and Houston developed as commercial centers, the Bay Area communities became part of a principal commercial corridor between the cities. Despite being seen by some as a sleepy region of the Houston metro area, the region in fact has become a world leader in both manned space exploration and the petrochemical industry. The landscape around the bay features a mix of swamps, beaches, industrial facilities, tourist attractions, and historic sites. The area's developing population is ethnically diverse with a growing international community. The communities host cultural eve...

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