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Harris County Precinct Two - Building a Better Tomorrow

Harris County Archives

Sound | 1998

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  •  Harris County and Precinct 2 description 
  •  Key Service 1: Build and maintain roads and bridges 
  •  Key Service 2: Parks Department 
  •  Key Service 3: Annexes 
  •  Key Service 4: Community Centers 
  •  Lynchburg Ferry 
  •  Washburn Tunnel 
 
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Produced by Harris County, Precinct Two, "Building a Better Tomorrow," provides an overview of the key services and sites in Precinct Two. Narrator David Floyd introduces the precinct, and many of its key sites, services and officials.

Covering an area larger than the state of Rhode Island, Harris County is the most populous county in Texas and the third most populous in the United States. Founded as Harrisburg County in 1836, it was renamed Harris County in 1839. While much of Harris County is covered by the city of Houston, it includes many other municipalities, including: Baytown, Bellaire, Clear Lake City, Crosby, Deer Park, Friendswood, Humble, Katy, La Porte, Missouri City, Morgan's Point, Nassau Bay, Pasadena, Seabrook, Spring Valley, Tomball, Waller, and Webster. The films in this collection come to the Texas Archive of the Moving Image courtesy of the Harris County Archives and reflect the range of activities and services that the county provides for its constituents.