Population 12,714

Altitude 96


15 miles east of Houston Intercontinental Airport, town was named after the founder, postmaster and Justice of the Peace, P.S. Humble in 1886. In 1904 oil was discovered; by 1905, the town was a "boom town." In 1909, the local feed store owner Ross Sterling along with a few others founded Humble Oil and refining Company. Now known as Exxon.


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