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Harris County Texas
Harris County Texas was founded on December 22, 1836 and was originally Harrisburg County. The name was later changed to Harris County in December of 1839. The name was based off of John Richardson Harris, who was one of the first original settlers of Harris County. Nearby you’ll find Houston, Texas and it is a county of such.
Two known important highways running through Harris County are Interstate 10, and Interstate 45.
In the most recent U.S. Census Bureau’s survey, the population of Harris County was 4,441,370. The population is mostly white Americans, which makes up 56.6% of the population, seconded by Non-Hispanic white Americans with 33%. Though the county is rather diverse, most of the population speaks English only or “very well”. The next most widely spoken language would be Spanish or Spanish Creole, spoken by over one million people of the population.
Harris County is known to consistently conservative in elections, with occasional liberal streaks throughout various topics such as gun control, immigration, and equal rights for same-sex couples. This widely leaves it as a moderate or swing county.
The official site for Harris County Texas for more information and facts can be found here: https://www.harriscountytx.gov/
Minimum Texas Insurance Coverage
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TDMV) requires all drivers to carry motor vehicle insurance. TexasSure is the automated vehicle insurance verification database for checking compliance. Here is the minimum Texas car insurance coverage:
- $30,000 for bodily injury or death per person
- $60,000 for bodily injury or death per accident
- $25,000 for property damage or destruction
You can also post a cash surety bond of $55,000 with the state comptroller or county judge to fulfill this financial duty. Texas uninsured motorists rank 19th worst in the nation.
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