3367 - 12th Street
British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC
- Houston - In 1910, as a result of a newspaper contest for a suitable name, this settlement was named after John Houston, the first newspaperman in Prince Rupert.
- Earlier Houston had been the first mayor of Nelson, where he had edited the Tribune. He was a man with a rather dubious reputation.
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
Address of this page: http://bc.ruralroutes.com/Houston