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Texas Profile

The Republic of Texas achieved its independence from Mexico in 1836, the same year as the famous siege of the Alamo in which pioneers Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett were slain. The "Lone Star State" was the 28th state to join the Union, admitted in 1845. The name Texas is a Spanish name, which comes from an Indian word meaning "friends" or "allies." Texas is the second-largest state in the Union in area, after Alaska. Although it has a wild, frontier history, today Texas is a major producer of oil and has important centers of industry and finance. A Texas state historian has said that the state flower, the bluebonnet, "is to Texas what the shamrock is to Ireland." ...Read more here: Texas - The Lone Star State

Capital City:
Austin
Nickname:
Lone Star State
Motto:
Friendship
Statehood:
December 29, 1845 (28th)
Origin of State's Name:
Based on a word used by Caddo Indians meaning "friends"
Largest Cities:
Houston , San Antonio , Dallas , El Paso, Austin
Border States:
Arkansas , Louisiana , New Mexico , Oklahoma
Land Area:
261,914 sq. mi.; 2nd largest
State Bird:
Mockingbird
State Flower:
Bluebonnet (lupinus)
State Tree:
Pecan (carya illinoensis)
State Song:
Texas, Our Texas

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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Texas

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    Texas Schools

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    Elementary Schools

    Pebble Hills El
    (915) 434-5600
    11145 Edgemere Blvd
    El Paso, TX 79936
    Abbett El
    (972) 675-3000
    730 W Muirfield Rd
    Garland, TX 75044

    Middle Schools

    Dobie J H
    (210) 945-6000
    395 W Borgfeld Rd
    Cibolo, TX 78108
    W E Pete Ford Middle
    (972) 727-0590
    630 Park Pl Dr
    Allen, TX 75002

    High Schools

    Saint Jo H S
    (940) 995-2532
    201 Evans
    Saint Jo, TX 76265
    Winnsboro H S
    (903) 342-3641
    409 Newsome St
    Winnsboro, TX 75494

    Sex Offender Information for Texas

    For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

    In Texas, the registered sex offenders can be found at https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/DPS_WEB/SorNew/index.aspx . Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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