Things to do in Humble TX
said by maggie2101: Must be a Texas thing. I can think of no reason for the H to be silent other than it being a Spanish word, which I am pretty sure it is not. "The proper pronunciation of the city is "umble" (the "H" being silent), as the city's founder (see below) pronounced his last name in that manner."Mar 15, 2008
Distance from Humble to Houston. Distance between Humble and Houston is 28 kilometers (17 miles). Driving distance from Humble to Houston is 33 kilometers (20 miles).
The city got its name from one of the original founders/settlers, Pleasant Smith "Plez" Humble, who opened the first post office in his home and later served as justice of the peace. ... The town was the home of the Humble Oil & Refining Company, founded in 1911, a predecessor of Exxon.
Humble is a city in Harris County, Texas, United States, within the Houston metropolitan area.
As of the 2010 census, the city population was 15,133. The city shares a zip code with the small Houston neighborhood of Bordersville, although people who live in Bordersville still have Humble addresses. Wikipedia