All about Katy Texas...

  • First Settled in 1872.

  • Settled to farm the land with rice (also corn, cotton, and peanuts)

  • Katy was first called "Cane Island".

  • Katy got its name from the MKT railroad.

  • The Katy population was 500,000 at the year 2000 census.


Houston metropolitan population 4, 669,571 (give or take a couple)!

It takes one hour to drive across Houston.


Tennessee state population 5,541,336 (and how big is Houston?)

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