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The Alaska state capital is Juneau.

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The population of Houston is approximately 1,614 (2005), 1912 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 581 (1990), 731 (2010).

The amount of land area in Houston is 61.485 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Houston is 22.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.915 sq kilometers.
The distance from Houston to Washington DC is 3675 miles. The distance to the Alaska state capital is 623 miles. (as the crow flies)
Houston is positioned 61.62 degrees north of the equator and 149.78 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Houston elevation is 244 feet above sea level.
Houston per capita income is $17,213 (2000).
Houston median income is $39,300 (2005).

The Houston median home price is $105,400 (2005).

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Houston location: in south-central Alaska about 29 miles from Anchorage and about 22 miles from Wasilla. Other nearby communities include Big Lake, Meadow Lakes, Knik, Willow, Point MacKenzie and Tanaina.

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Houston history:

The area was first known as Houston Siding when listed in 1917 on a Railroad map. The city was incorporated in 1966. The area was devastated by a large wildfire that burned here in June of 1996.
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