10 Facts about Houston you may not know! - By HoustonNewcomerGuides.com

City of Houston

We are excited that you are concidering Houston to be your new home - and thought that you may enjoy these interesting facts.  Some things you may or may not know, but I think our particular favorite of this list would have to be number 3.  Can you believe how large our city is!  

Fact 1
When the Apollo 11 moon lander touched down, Neil Armstrong said, "Houston, Tranquility base here. The Eagle has landed," making "Houston" the first word said on the moon.

Fact 2
Houston is larger as a city than the entire state of Maryland.