ⓘ Houston, Minnesota

                                     

ⓘ Houston, Minnesota

The community was named after Sam Houston, first president of the Republic of Texas.

In 1852, William McSpadden platted the original site of the village of Houston. McSpadden had served under Sam Houston in the Mexican–American war. The pioneers followed him into the area and by 1854 there were stores and a school among the approximately 40 buildings in the village.

Houston was founded in 1874.

                                     
  • Houston County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 19, 027. Its county seat is Caledonia
  • Houston Township is a township in Houston County, Minnesota United States. The population was 438 at the 2000 census. Houston Township was organized in
  • list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Houston County, Minnesota It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts
  • The Houston County Courthouse and Jail, located at 304 Marshall Street South in Caledonia, Houston County in the U.S. state of Minnesota consists of a
  • Caledonia is a city in Houston County, Minnesota United States and is part of the La Crosse, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population
  • business district of Caledonia, a city in Houston County, Minnesota United States. It is owned by Houston County. It serves general aviation for Caledonia
  • The Houston Public Library is a public library in Houston Minnesota It is a member of Southeastern Libraries Cooperating, the SE Minnesota library region
  • 249 in the Minnesota Statutes 161.115 180 The roadway is unpaved from its intersection with Highway 26 to its intersection with Houston County Road
  • Sheldon Township is a township in Houston County, Minnesota United States. The population was 289 at the 2000 census. Sheldon Township was organized