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Texas

Texas

Texas is the second most populous and the second largest of the 50 U.S. states in the United States of America. Geographically located in the south central part of the country, Texas shares an international border with the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the south and borders the U.S. states of New Mexico to the west, Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas to the northeast, and Louisiana to the east. Texas has an area of 268,820 square miles and a growing population of over 26.9 million residents. Houston is the largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest in the United States, while San Antonio is the second largest in the state and seventh largest ... more on Wikipedia

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The Best Country Singers From Texas 1.2k votes Here are the best country artists and bands from Texas. Country music has been an important part of Texas' heritage. In fact...
The Creepiest Texas Urban Legends 19.1k votes Every state in America has its own set of myths and urban legends, and Texas is no different. Texas urban legends are some o...
The Best NFL Players From Texas 691 votes Here’s a list of the best NFL players from Texas! NFL players from Texas are some of the best ever to play the game of footb...
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Phrases Only True Texans Understand 7.9k votes Howdy y’all, how well do you think you know your down home Texan slang? Are you a three jump cowboy when it comes to the idi...
15 Ghost Stories And Terrifying Tales From Dallas, TX 34.4k views Ghost stories from Texas will make your skin crawl, but those specifically from the city of Dallas will leave you paler than...
14 Chilling Ghost Stories From San Antonio, Texas 28.2k views Some of the spookiest ghost stories from Texas come straight out of San Antonio. Every nook and cranny of the world has thei...
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The Best Movies About Texas 2.3k votes The wild west, gunfights, big ol' barbeque, saloons, South by Southwest, the Alamo, and the rebel spirit – these are just so...
12 Super Terrifying Ghost Tales From Austin, Texas 9k views There's a weird thrill to hearing seriously spooky tales, like unsettling ghost stories about children. While there are a to...
Weird Small Towns In Texas You Have To See To Believe 2.7k votes As the second-largest state in the US, Texas is inevitably a diverse place, with many landscapes, peoples, and customs. Whil...
The Best Texas Beers, Ranked 2k votes If you're on the hunt for beers to try in Texas, you've come to the right place. The Lone Star State is home to some delicio...
The Best TV Shows Set In Texas 151 votes Everything is bigger in Texas and that holds true when it comes to television series as well. It's not just that Texas offer...
The Best Country Songs About Texas 1k votes There are a number of great country songs about Texas, and some true classics at that. Texas essentially leads the pack when...
Texas History Books Are Downplaying The Role Slavery Played In The Civil War 2.1k views People expect their children's education to be unbiased and factual, especially in regards to history. After all, history is...
The Cheapest Colleges in Texas 83.5k views This list of the most affordable universities in Texas is based on in-state tuition. If you're going to one of these college...
The Weirdest Texas News Of 2017 499 votes Weird things happen all over the country, but crazy stories from Texas are a unique brand of bonkers. From criminals committ...
Books You Will Not Believe Are Banned in Texas Prisons 323 votes Censorship in any form is a tricky issue. While we're lucky to not live in the world of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 (a nov...

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