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Texas (IPA: /ˈtɛksəs/) is a state geographically locate in the South Central United States. Texas is known as the Lone Star State. Austin is the state capital. Texas is the second largest U.S. state in both area and population, with an area of 268,820 square miles (696,200 km²) and a growing population of 23.9 million. Houston is the state's largest city. The Dallas/Fort Worth area is the largest metropolitan statistical area.

Trivia about texas

  • With over 35,000 miles, this state has the longest highway system in the U.S.
  • Between July 2005 & July 2006, this state gained nearly 500,000 people, more than any other state
  • In the last week of the John Tyler administration, this republic was offered statehood
  • The city of El Paso in this state is a major gateway between the U.S. & Mexico
  • Lady Bird Johnson was the 1st first lady born in this state; she's from Karnack
  • This state has 254 counties, the most in the USA, & is undoubtedly proud of it
  • State that produced the accent of the U.S. president seen hereAt my direction, after complete and thorough consultation and agreement with the government..."
  • Glasscock,Guadalupe,Galveston
  • Sam Houston & Stephen Austin are both called the father of this; let's have a paternity test
  • Jefferson,Deaf Smith,El Paso
  • In 1833 this area asked to separate from Coahuila to become its own Mexican state
  • This U.S. state has the longest common border with Mexico
  • Baylor,Stephen F. Austin,Rice
  • This state's flag, adopted in 1839, was the third design used when it was a republic
  • Mexico refused to accept the USA's annexation of this & broke off diplomatic relations in March 1845
  • On March 1, 1845, just prior to leaving office, Tyler signed the measure annexing this republic
  • This state's first official "Lone Star" flag was a naval flag it adopted in 1836 while still a republic
  • When Baylor University was first chartered in this state, the state was still a republic
  • Popular songs of the decade included "Tennessee Waltz" & "Deep In The Heart Of" this state
  • It's the largest state that Arkansas borders
  • In 1987 George Strait sang, "All my ex's live in" this state, "and that's why I hang my hat in Tennessee"
  • Fans of Davy Crockett remember the Alamo is in San Antonio in this western state
  • The Longhorns play for the main campus of the university of this state
  • Col. Thomas S. Lubbock, who had a city named for him, was a signer of this state's Declaration of Independence
  • Impeached as governor of this big state in 1917, James Ferguson later got his wife to run & she won
  • Dan was born on October 31, 1931 in this U.S. state
  • Border cities in this state include Texarkana & Texhoma
  • The 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo made the Rio Grande the border between Mexico & this state
  • Longhorn Cavern State Park
  • In August you may see more than a million bats fly out from the Congress Ave. Bridge in Austin in this U.S. state
  • At sex
  • Oklahoma & Arkansas
  • The ceiling of its capitol features a lone star
  • Buccaneer Days in Corpus Christi,the San Jacinto Monument
  • In the Kennedy assassination, a bullet struck John Connally, the governor of this state
  • In 1836 this republic asked to be annexed to the U.S.
  • Its state seal has a reverse side that displays the 6 flags that have flown over it
  • Philip Sheridan once said, "If I owned" this big state "and hell, I would rent out" the state "and live in hell"
  • Often used to move large herds of longhorn cattle, the Chisholm Trail ran from this state to Kansas
  • It's the state directly below Oklahoma
  • The largest state in area
  • There are more farms in this large southwestern state than in any other
  • In 1845, after nearly 10 years of independence, it became the 28th state
  • One objective of the Red River Campaign was the invasion of this Lone Star State
  • Check into a motel in Plano in this state, then check out the Cockroach Hall of Fame & Museum
  • Rep. Dick Armey
  • Sam Rayburn Reservoir is this state's largest lake
  • The Spindletop gusher in this state gave Standard Oil a competitor in the new Gulf Oil Company
  • Larry McMurtry
  • Since 1988 J.C. Penney has been firmly planted in Plano in this state
  • Among the busiest ports with "port" in their names are Port Everglades in Florida & Port Arthur in this state
  • Longhorns, Aggies
  • The modern oil-pumping unit was developed by W.C. Trout of Lufkin Industries, based in this state
  • "The coyotes wail,along the trail,deep in the heart of" this state
  • Washington-on-the-Brazos, where this state declared its independence from Mexico, was capital 1842-45
  • It's the largest state that has counties, & its Brewster County is bigger than 3 other states
  • The reverse side of its seal contains the 6 flags of the nations that once ruled it
  • Motley County in this state wasn't named for Motley Crue but for a man wounded in the Battle of San Jacinto
  • The 3 states with the highest number of electoral college votes:California, New York & _____
  • Peru is almost twice as big as this second-largest U.S. state
  • James S. Hogg & Frances R. Lubbock
  • George M. Dallas was VP when this state joined the Union
  • One of its oldest universities is named for Robert Baylor, who helped craft its state constitution
  • In 1682 the Spanish founded the village of Ysleta on the Rio Grande in what later became this state
  • Limiting immigration is one of the main causes of Rep. Lamar Smith, from this state's 21st district
  • The 1901 oil discovery at Spindletop near Beaumont launched the oil industry in this state
  • If you know college football bowl games, you'll know the bluebonnet is its state flower
  • The Astrodome,The Cowgirl Hall of Fame,The Lyndon B. Johnson Library
  • With 627 turbines, the world's largest onshore wind farm is north of San Angelo in the wide-open west of this state
  • Fort Hood,Naval air station Corpus Christi
  • This state on February 1, though Sam Houston said it was crazy
  • Muleshoe,Pecos,Rio Grande City
  • Pecos in this state has a world championship bar-b-q contest & a cantaloupe festival
  • State whose counties include Crockett, Zapata & Pecos
  • Congressman Jim Wright, Speaker of the House from 1987 to 1989, hailed from this U.S. state
  • It's the only state that has elected 2 women governors
  • After 10 years of independence, it became the 28th state in 1845
  • The Boy Scouts of America headquarters is in this state where all of George Strait's ex's live
  • Ann Richards, 1991-1995
  • [flag]
  • CompUSA,Tandy,Southland
  • The Hotter 'N Hell Hundred Bicycle Ride is a summer event in this state's Wichita Falls
  • It pumps more than one million barrels of oil a day, more than any other state
  • Pedernales is in the Dominican Republic; north of the border, the Pedernales River is in this state
  • Beauford Jester,John B. Connally, Jr.
  • In this state, high school football is a big deal & Longview vs, Marshall is one of the great rivalries
  • "Friday Night Lights"
  • Democratic house members fled this state in order to block republicans from redrawing congressional districts
  • After losing his final election, Crockett said, "You may all go to hell and I will go" here
  • Both of the teams in this state have stars in their logos
  • Howard Hughes,Buddy Holly,Lee Trevino
  • In September 2011 I saw some of the 1,600 homes burned out by wildfires around Bastrop in this state
  • Bonnie & Clyde
  • Martin's opposition to the annexation of this state probably cost him the 1844 nomination
  • This future state declared its independence in 1836 during a war with Mexico
  • Born in Tennessee, Davy Crockett died in what's now this state
  • Slither on over to Sweetwater in this large state for its annual roundup of diamondbacks
  • Janis Joplin, Robert Rauschenberg & Babe Didrikson were all born in Port Arthur in this state
  • After her husband's impeachment, Miriam "Ma" Ferguson was elected gov. of this state in 1924
  • The Battle of San Jacinto,1836
  • The states with more than 30 electoral votes are California, New York & this
  • Every March 2 this state commemorates the 1836 signing of a Declaration of Independence from Mexico
  • While Shirley Chisholm represented N.Y. in Congress, Barbara Jordan represented this state
  • Starting in this state, the Chisholm Trail was the principal route to take Longhorn cattle to Kansas
  • It's the U.S. state that experiences the most tornadoes
  • Big Bend National Park
  • Lady Bird Johnson & John B. Connally went to the University of this state
  • 1 of every 10 active duty soldiers in the Army is assigned to this state's Fort Hood
  • Marilyn Monroach & Liberoachi are 2 of the fun attractions of the Cockroach Hall of Fame in Plano in this state
  • Its state dance:the two-step
  • The Energy Dept. picked this state in which to build the estimated $4.4 billion Supercollider
  • Edna Ferber set most of her novel "Giant" in this giant state
  • The gubernatorial victory by the woman seen here was the first for a woman in this state since Ma Ferguson in 1924
  • Lubbock in this state was named for Thomas S. Lubbock, a Civil War Ranger
  • "Friday Night Lights"
  • Alabama: "If You're Gonna Play In ____ (You Gotta Have A Fiddle In The Band)"
  • Phil Gramm,Kay Bailey Hutchison
  • A Wichitan maybe from Wichita, Kansas or from Wichita Falls in this state
  • The Palo Alto that's the site of a major 1846 battle isn't in California but in this state
  • The western part of this state's panhandle is the high plains, or llano estacado, "staked plains"
  • Padre Island
  • The Space Shuttle, a cowboy on horseback & oil wells are among the features on its state license plates
  • Paris is in the northeast corner of this state, near Detroit, Omaha & Pittsburg
  • This state's name is Indian for friendship but its people didn't want "The Friendship State" on lic. plates
  • Its state dish is chili & its state mammal is the longhorn cow
  • Bowie, Briscoe,Maverick
  • Counties in this state named for people killed at the same site include Floyd, Travis & Bowie
  • Parts of Comal, Hays & Travis Counties make up the 21st District of this state's Rep. Lamar Smith
  • Rick Perry
  • Bluebonnet
  • Missing cowboys looking to start over were often described as "G.T.T.": Gone to this state
  • A fire ant mating call contest is part of the Fire Ant Festival in Marshall in this southwest state
  • The Big 12:a dozen athletic powerhouses, 4 of them in this state
  • Lyndon & Lady Bird Johnson,on Nov. 17, 1934
  • Established in 1944, Big Bend National Park is found on the Rio Grande River in this large state
  • In 1972 Barbara Jordan was elected to Congress from this state
  • Sam Houston stands 67 feet tall along Interstate 45 in this state
  • It was the westernmost state mentioned by name in the Proclamation
  • This state's 2 national parks are Guadalupe Mountains & Big Bend
  • Gulf Oil goes back to the famous oil find at Spindletop in this state in 1901
  • After Louisiana, this state has the largest Cajun population, especially in areas like Port Arthur
  • Sam Rayburn Lake
  • Careful now--it's the state where you can visit San Diego, Universal City & Jefferson County's Port Arthur
  • This state is big, it's fiercely independent & it has the highest percentage of people without health insurance
  • A mule driver in Uzbekistan sent in 21 cents to help fund National Mule memorial in Muleshoe in this big state
  • Cornyn & Hutchinson
  • In office from 2000:Rick Perry
  • (I'm Campbell Brown.) On March 4, 2008 John McCain clinched the GOP nomination with 4 primary wins including this vast state, where he made his victory remarks
  • Senator Benjamin Tappan was censured in 1844 for leaking information about the annexation of this to the Union
  • Wheeler Peak tops off New Mexico & Guadalupe Peak towers over this state
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan:"____ Flood"
  • Still in operation, the world's first pay-one-price theme park opened in this U.S. state in 1961
  • This state's Padre Island has been called the world's longest barrier island

Tweets about texas

  • Faulty natural gas well casings blamed for methane leakage into drinking water in Texas & Pennsylvania
  • 2014 Women In The World Texas 'Call to Arms' PSA
  • "@Snoopahh: Yo @BombzFPS Imma attend texas university bruh k
  • @yall_dont I am. We are actually moving at the end of the month, back to Texas 😁 Until when are you here??
  • @wowitsjashon I told his dad. He lives in Texas. I can't do anything
  • Top 25 player in '15 Eric Davis is heading to Texas! Longhorn Fans checkout his Summer Mixtape VIDEO @Original_Turner
  • @dodda2565 @CHANNINGPOSTERS @jeff_the_zombie @RobertBEnglund @wescraven Looks like divorce Texas style.
  • RT @BleacherReport: VIDEO: Texas A&M punter Drew Kaser continues to push for the Heisman Trophy #Kaser4Heisman http:…
  • All my ex's live in Texas🎶
  • I miss my Texas followers lbs I hate twitter man always suspended my shid
  • RT @ESPNTexas: ESPN 300 S Jamile Johnson is Texas commit No. 16. Former OU, UNC pledge flipped tonight
  • RT @Peculiar: 1984 is here. Texas plans to rewrite school textbooks to deny manmade climate change -
  • “@iFotosGeniales: Árbol de Arce japonés, San Valentín, Texas. hermoso
  • #swerve #365me #twerk #mayweather #moneyteam #vlive #streetwear #tees #hiphop #culture #texas #atlanta…
  • #texas capital, during the #sb5 #hb2 protest #peaceful #march. #standwithwendy. #austin ...
  • At -- #texas #texasgirl #lonestarstate #texaschick
  • YOU'RE INVITED!! #SpiderhouseBallroom #Austin #Texas ---> https://t.co/LmUfyrtdXA
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  • @chenghlee @ceilck @Vulnavianist that ain't no Texas chili -- that's the weird, cinnamon-y Cincinnati style chili. And 2 gallons of cheese
  • RT @Fleshlight: #TwitterTakeover! @Alexis_Texas will be taking over our twitter in less than 24 hours! RT!
  • South Texas report: Islanders softball quartet earns NFCA honors via @callerdotcom
  • فيديو جلسة علاج بالموسيقى لذوى #التوحد #Texas #Georgia #Washington
  • @Cash_Flex I'll be in texas
  • RT @sandybeales: Texas has been amazing so far, pumped for Houston tonight.
  • RT @PhilHecken: Adidas hinting at 1939 throwback uni's for Texas A&M (via @RCCampbell52)
  • I'm so ready for Texas Lapshsbslsiah 😁
  • “@sandybeales: Texas has been amazing so far, pumped for Houston tonight.”😫
  • The two of us reppin Texas tonight. We might be 2 hours away, but we're still connected somehow.
  • Today's Weather Fact: Hurricane Gilbert unleashes twisters over Texas
  • RT @eph4_15: Greg Abbott a FIGHTER for #Texas Governor #PJNET #CCOT
  • 😴Bye Texas Dallas #Ithink #wednesday #6:33am 💺🚍#differenttime #here #we #go #oklahoma 👍
  • New models in #highered: From Texas to Rwanda VOTE! @SXSWedu #SXSWedu HT @hudsonbaird @anya1anya @CharlesTsai8
  • Texas Cruz'n: There Should Be Consequences!
  • @WFNYScott What? A guy I know in Texas who heard from his cousin who knows a guy who works with a lady in the front office of the Texans?
  • Senior Software Engineer .NET C# in Carrollton, TX - #Carrollton , TX ( Get NET Jobs #NET #jobs #job #GetAllJobs
  • RT @ramonadef: Are you a Texas Sharpshooter writer?
  • RT @TheMelissaRose: Wishing summer would last forever! ☀️👙 #tossingpennies Where's your #VSTeenyBikini going? #Dallas #Texas #VSSponsored h…
  • RT @BeyoncesHubby: It's that Yoncé. Your Yoncé. In that lingerie. On that chardonnay. Scorin' touchdowns on your runway. I'm Texas foreva l…
  • Gran potencial ven especialistas de Fort Worth, Texas, al Centro Histórico de Toluca
  • RT @Earth_Pics: Stormy skies over Allen, Texas
  • RT @3s5murrue Molina Shares Plunge on High Costs in Texas #OneTimeWhenIWasHigh
  • ...it just felt like a video game and I was also brainwashed growing up in Texas. And I was definitely a good kid with a heart.
  • All my exes live in Texas like I'm George Straight
  • Experienced Painter... - #Lubbock , TX ( Get Facilities Manager Jobs #FacilitiesManager #jobs #job #GetAllJobs
  • Franchise Players: How This Couple Helped a Texas Franchise Expand in Arizona by @Kate_H_Taylor
  • NEW DALLAS HIP-HOP FROM KING $HEP #Dallas #RT #follow #DefJamChooseYourRep #Texas
  • La Súper Luna desde Austin, Texas🌝 @El_Universo_Hoy #LunaLlena #FullMoon #SuperLuna #SuperMoon
  • @BeatsByBenJamin come to texas g
  • RT @AliceLinahan: #CANiSEE who is coming into my child's public school. Feds Bend CDC Rules for Sick Illegal Immigrants
  • RT @TeamDjTeddi1: Labor Day Weekend Event just for all Texas Colleges #pandemonium3