Houston is the biggest city in the state of Texas and the fourth largest in the United States. It covers an area of more than 600 square miles (1600 km) and is the seat of Harris County. According to the census, Houston had a population of over 2 million people. The city is located in the heart of the Houston—Sugar Land—Baytown metropolitan area, which is the largest cultural and economic center in the Gulf Coast region and the seventh largest metropolitan area in the United States.
Dallas is the third most populous city in Texas and the ninth most populous in the United States. It covers an area of 385 square miles (997 km²) and is the seat of Dallas County. Dallas is one of 11 global cities in the U. S.
and is classified as a Gamma World City by Network & of the Study Group on Globalization and World Cities. It is also the third largest city in terms of population and second largest in terms of economic activities in the Houston area. San Antonio has the second highest population in Texas and is the seventh largest city in the United States. With three cities having populations of more than a million people, it's no surprise that Texas is one of the most populous states. Houston has a population of 2.2 million, making it the most populous city in Texas and fourth most populous city in the United States.
According to census population estimates, it had a population of 598,590, making it the sixth largest city in Texas and 21st largest city in the United States. The major cities in Texas are Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, El Paso, Arlington, Corpus Christi, Plano, Lubbock, Laredo, Irving, Garland, Frisco, McKinney and Amarillo. Fulshear has experienced faster growth than any other city in Texas over the past decade. San Antonio has a population of 1,451,853 and is ranked as seventh largest city in U. According to census data, it had a population of 277,454 people (although an estimate from July 1st 2004 put its population at 281.19 inhabitants), making it eighth largest city in Texas. The state is divided into 254 counties and its municipalities include 966 cities, 232 towns and 22 villages.
Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua is located across Rio Grande from El Paso forming a binational metropolitan area with 2,280,782 people making it second largest binational metropolitan area in U. The port of Houston ranks first for international trade among all ports in U. and sixth largest port worldwide. Arlington is seventh largest city in Texas and fifty-first largest city in U.