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2 List of Cities
2.1 Center Cities3 Description of Economic Activity
2.2 Suburbs with more than 100,000 inhabitants
2.3 Suburbs with 10,000 to 100,000 inhabitants
2.4 Surburbs with less than 10,000 inhabitants
4 See Also
Counties in Metro Area
List of Cities
Suburbs with more than 100,000 inhabitants
Suburbs with 10,000 to 100,000 inhabitants
Surburbs with less than 10,000 inhabitants
Description of Economic Activity
The area's economic activity is mostly in the Harris County seat, Houston, Texas. Houston is a major port and financial center for oil companies.
Baytown also has a port, as is Galveston. Galveston also has a cruise ship terminal and is a recreational area for people in the region. Sugar Land holds the Imperial Sugar headquarters. Their main sugar factory was once in that city, but it closed down.
Texas' second largest airport, George Bush Intercontinental Airport, is located in the north area of the city of Houston. Continental Airlines is headquartered in downtown Houston. The south of Houston has William P. Hobby Airport.