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Harris County, Texas Information
Harris County in Texas lies in the southeastern portion of the state near Galveston Bay. The population as of the 2010 census was 4,092,459 and it is the most populous county in the state of Texas and the third most populous county in the country. Houston is the county seat, the largest city in the state, and the fourth largest city in the United States. The county was founded in 1836 and named for the gentleman who founded both towns of Harrisburg and Buffalo Bayou, John Richardson Harris.
Historically, human remains date back to about 4,000 BC. French traders were known to have passed through the area during the 18th century. Spanish inhabitants tried to establish a fort in the area but were unsuccessful. The first recorded European settlers in Harris County arrived in 1822. Their schooner sailed into Galveston Bay and ran aground on the Red Fish Bar. Some of those passengers traveled further up the bay system, but it is not known whether they settled Buffalo Bayou or the San Jacinto River. One of these passengers, a Mr. Ryder, settled at what is now known as Morgan’s Point, Texas. Also, in 1822, John Liams settled his family at Cedar Point after sailing from Berwick’s Bay, Louisiana. Dr. Johnson Hunter arrived just after Liams. He also wrecked his boat near Galveston, settled at Morgan’s Point and was a grantee of land there. Nathaniel Lynch settled in the area and operated a ferry. In 1824, the land empresario, Stephen F. Austin convened at the house of William Scott for conveying titles for Mexican headrights. He was joined by the land commissioner, Baron von Bastrop, and Austin’s secretary, Samuel May Williams. About thirty families gained legal titles to land in what would later be known as Harris County. A few immigrants settled on Buffalo Bayou in these early years, including Moses Callahan, Ezekial Thomas, and the Vince brothers. Nicolas Clopper arrived in the Galveston Bay area from Ohio in the 1820s. He attempted to develop Buffalo Bayou as a trading conduit for the Brazos River valley. He acquired land at Morgan’s Point in 1826. John Richardson Harris (1790–1829), for whom the county was later named, arrived in 1824. Harris had moved his family to Sainte Genevieve, Missouri Territory, where they had been residing until the early 1820s. Harris was granted a league of land (about 4,428 acres) at Buffalo Bayou. He platted the town of Harrisburg in 1826, while he established a trading post and a grist mill there. He ran boats transporting goods between New Orleans and Harrisburg until his death in the fall of 1829.
The total area of the county is 1,703 square miles of land, plus 74 square miles of water. Adjacent counties are:
Harris County, Texas Sheriff Information
Harris County Sheriff
1200 Baker Street
Houston, TX 77002
Non-Emergency: (713) 221-6000
Inmate Information: (713) 755-5300
Information Line: (713) 755-6044
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office, founded in 1837, is the largest sheriff’s office in Texas and the third largest in the United States. The HCSO has over 4600 employees and 200 reservists dedicated to ensuring the safety of over 4.1 million residents who call Harris County home. Harris County encompasses 1788 square miles (1729 land) and includes forty-one incorporated municipalities.
As of 2013, Harris County ranked #9 in the state with 212,013 crimes reported during the year. That equates to 4,874.3 crimes per 100,000.
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We are proud to announce that the Harris County Jail has passed an unannounced inspection from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. Since its inception in 1975, the Texas Commission on Jails Standards (TCJS) has overseen the inspection of county jail facilities throughout the State of Texas. Inspections are conducted at random without prior notification to the host agency. The unannounced inspection commenced May 6, 2016 and has certified the Harris County Jail’s compliance with State standards.
Harris County Court Information
Ed Emmett, County Judge
1001 Preston, Suite 911
Houston, Texas 77002
Harris County Clerk Information
Stan Stanart, County Clerk, Harris County, Texas
Harris County Clerk
Harris County Civil Courthouse
PO Box 1525 (77251-1525)
Houston, Tx 77002
Harris County, District Clerk, Chris Daniel
PO Box 4651 (77210)
Houston, TX 77002
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|Harris County Jail Population Report|
|Data Collected Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:00:10 EDT from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards|
|Convicted Felons Sentenced County||31|
|Parole Violators New Charge||655|
|Convicted Sjf Sentenced County||59|
|Convicted Sjf Sentenced State||71|
|Percent Of Capacity||78.75|
Harris County Texas Sheriff Office Address: 16715 Clay Rd #1, Houston, TX 77084, United States
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