Pasadena, Texas

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Pasadena /ˌpæsəˈdnə/ is a city in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the city's population is 149,043,[1] making it the seventeenth most populous city in the state of Texas.

The area was founded in 1893 by John H. Burnett of Galveston, who named the area after Pasadena, California.[2][3]

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  1. Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Archived June 17, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  2. Lee, Renée C. "Annexed Kingwood split on effects." Houston Chronicle. Sunday October 8, 2006. A21. Retrieved on July 6, 2011. "Some of the area communities that incorporated as cities and escaped annexation by Houston:" Print version exclusively has the information cited; the information is not included in the online edition.
  3. Defazio, Dominic; DeFazio, Hem-Young (2013-06-07). "Pasadena: California or Texas --- which came first?". Around Town Pasadena. Archived from the original on 2018-08-05. Retrieved 2018-08-04.