About This Place
Humble ( /ʌmbəl/) is a city in Harris County, Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area.
As of the 2000 census, the city population was 14,579. The city shares a zip code with the small Houston neighborhood of Bordersville, although people who live in Bordersville still have Humble addresses.
Petroleum has been the basis of Humble's economy since its beginning. The city was the namesake for Humble Oil and Refining Company, which later merged with the Exxon corporation.