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Old 03-23-2011, 10:18 PM
 
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So if I want to refer to Houston and its suburbs and all the areas around it, what is the short way of saying it? Houston Area sound right to me.

Or Houston Metro Area? or just Metro Area? Or Houstonland? Greater Houston?
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:22 PM
 
Location: NE Houston Texas
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So if I want to refer to Houston and its suburbs and all the areas around it, what is the short way of saying it? Houston Area sound right to me.

Or Houston Metro Area? or just Metro Area? Or Houstonland? Greater Houston?
I usually just say Greater Houston, but when i type it out...GHA.
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:32 PM
 
Location: Houston
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So if I want to refer to Houston and its suburbs and all the areas around it, what is the short way of saying it? Houston Area sound right to me.

Or Houston Metro Area? or just Metro Area? Or Houstonland? Greater Houston?
Greater Houston, but I'm liking that Houstonland you suggested.
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:47 PM
 
Location: The Greater Houston Metro Area
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Greater Houston, but I'm liking that Houstonland you suggested.
Me, too.
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:48 PM
 
Location: Reality
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I call it Houston.
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Old 03-24-2011, 08:31 PM
 
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How far in all directions do people stop calling the area "Houston?"
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:01 PM
 
Location: Katy, TX
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Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Metropolitan Area to be exact.
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:03 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Houston area.
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Reality
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How far in all directions do people stop calling the area "Houston?"
I live in the Conroe area and when I talk to people from outside of the area I still tell them I live in Houston.
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:23 PM
 
Location: Houston
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Greater Houston
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