established Dec. 29, 1845 formerly known as Republic of Texas
flag of Texas
seal of Texas
Texas two letter code: TX
capital: Austin est. 1839
Friendship State
Lone Star State
366 Counties:
Anderson County
Andrews County
Angelina County
Aransas County
Aransas County/Kleberg County/Nueces County/San Patricio County
Aransas County/Nueces County/San Patricio County
Archer County
Armstrong County
Atascosa County
Austin County
Bailey County
Bandera County
Bandera County/Medina County
Bastrop County
Bastrop County/Travis County
Baylor County
Bee County
Bell County
Bell County/Coryell County
Bell County/Coryell County/Lampasas County
Bell County/Williamson County
Bexar County
Bexar County/Comal County/Guadalupe County
Bexar County/Comal County/Kendall County
Bexar County/Comal County/Medina County
Bexar County/Guadalupe County
Bexar County/Medina County/Atascosa County
Bexar County/Wilson County
Blanco County
Borden County
Bosque County
Bowie County
Brazoria County
Brazos County
Brazos County/Grimes County
Brewster County
Briscoe County
Brooks County
Brown County
Burleson County
Burnet County
Burnet County/Llano County
Caldwell County
Caldwell County/Bastrop County/Travis County
Caldwell County/Guadalupe County
Caldwell County/Hays County
Caldwell County/Hays County/Guadalupe County
Calhoun County
Callahan County
Cameron County
Camp County
Carson County
Cass County
Cass County/Morris County
Castro County
Chambers County
Cherokee County
Cherokee County/Smith County
Childress County
Clay County
Clay County/Archer County
Cochran County
Coke County
Coleman County
Collin County
Collin County/Dallas County
Collin County/Denton County
Collin County/Denton County/Dallas County
Collingsworth County
Colorado County
Comal County
Comal County/Guadalupe County
Comanche County
Concho County
Cooke County
Coryell County
Coryell County/Hamilton County
Cottle County
Crane County
Crockett County
Crosby County
Culberson County
Dallam County
Dallam County/Hartley County
Dallas County
Dawson County
DeWitt County
DeWitt County/Lavaca County
Deaf Smith County
Delta County
Denton County
Denton County/Dallas County
Dickens County
Dimmit County
Donley County
Duval County
Duval County/Jim Wells County
Eastland County
Ector County
Edwards County
El Paso County
Ellis County
Ellis County/Dallas County
Erath County
Erath County/Hamilton County
Falls County
Fannin County
Fannin County/Delta County
Fannin County/Grayson County
Fannin County/Grayson County/Collin County
Fayette County
Fisher County
Floyd County
Foard County
Fort Bend County
Fort Bend County/Harris County
Fort Bend County/Harris County/Brazoria County
Fort Bend County/Harris County/Montgomery County
Fort Bend County/Waller County/Harris County
Franklin County
Franklin County/Wood County
Freestone County
Frio County
Gaines County
Gaines County/Yoakum County
Galveston County
Galveston County/Chambers County
Galveston County/Harris County
Galveston County/Harris County/Chambers County
Garza County
Gillespie County
Glasscock County
Goliad County
Gonzales County
Gonzales County/Wilson County
Gray County
Grayson County
Grayson County/Collin County
Grayson County/Cooke County/Denton County
Gregg County
Gregg County/Upshur County
Grimes County
Guadalupe County
Hale County
Hale County/Lubbock County
Hall County
Hamilton County
Hansford County
Hardeman County
Hardin County
Harris County
Harris County/Chambers County
Harris County/Montgomery County
Harrison County
Harrison County/Gregg County
Hartley County
Haskell County
Hays County
Hays County/Williamson County/Travis County
Hemphill County
Henderson County
Henderson County/Anderson County
Hidalgo County
Hill County
Hockley County
Hood County
Hopkins County
Houston County
Howard County
Hudspeth County
Hunt County
Hunt County/Collin County
Hutchinson County
Hutchinson County/Moore County
Irion County
Jack County
Jackson County
Jasper County
Jeff Davis County
Jefferson County
Jim Hogg County
Jim Wells County
Johnson County
Johnson County/Ellis County
Johnson County/Hood County
Johnson County/Tarrant County
Johnson County/Tarrant County/Ellis County
Jones County
Jones County/Fisher County
Jones County/Haskell County
Jones County/Taylor County
Karnes County
Kaufman County
Kaufman County/Dallas County
Kaufman County/Henderson County
Kendall County
Kenedy County
Kent County
Kerr County
Kimble County
King County
Kinney County
Kleberg County
Knox County
La Salle County
Lamar County
Lamar County/Red River County
Lamb County
Lampasas County
Lavaca County
Lee County
Leon County
Leon County/Freestone County
Leon County/Madison County
Liberty County
Liberty County/Chambers County
Limestone County
Lipscomb County
Live Oak County
Llano County
Loving County
Lubbock County
Lynn County
Lynn County/Dawson County
Madison County
Marion County
Martin County
Martin County/Dawson County
Martin County/Midland County
Mason County
Matagorda County
Maverick County
McCulloch County
McLennan County
McLennan County/Bosque County
McLennan County/Coryell County
McLennan County/Falls County
McLennan County/Limestone County
McMullen County
Medina County
Menard County
Midland County/Ector County
Milam County
Mills County
Mitchell County
Montague County
Montgomery County
Moore County
Morris County
Motley County
Nacogdoches County
Navarro County
Navarro County/Freestone County
Newton County
Nolan County
Nolan County/Coke County
Nueces County
Nueces County/San Patricio County
Ochiltree County
Ochiltree County/Lipscomb County
Oldham County
Orange County
Orange County/Jefferson County
Palo Pinto County
Panola County
Parker County
Parker County/Johnson County/Hood County
Parker County/Johnson County/Tarrant County/Wise County/Denton County
Parker County/Palo Pinto County
Parker County/Tarrant County
Parker County/Tarrant County/Wise County
Parker County/Wise County
Parmer County
Pecos County
Polk County
Polk County/Liberty County
Potter County
Presidio County
Rains County
Randall County
Randall County/Potter County
Randall County/Swisher County
Reagan County
Real County
Red River County
Reeves County
Refugio County
Roberts County
Robertson County
Rockwall County
Rockwall County/Collin County/Dallas County
Rockwall County/Dallas County
Rockwall County/Hunt County/Collin County
Rockwall County/Kaufman County
Rockwall County/Kaufman County/Collin County/Denton County/Dallas County
Runnels County
Rusk County
Rusk County/Cherokee County
Rusk County/Gregg County
Rusk County/Panola County
Rusk County/Smith County
Sabine County
San Augustine County
San Jacinto County
San Jacinto County/Liberty County/Montgomery County
San Patricio County
San Saba County
Schleicher County
Scurry County
Shackelford County
Shackelford County/Jones County
Shelby County
Sherman County
Smith County
Somervell County
Starr County
Stephens County
Sterling County
Stonewall County
Sutton County
Swisher County
Tarrant County
Tarrant County/Denton County
Tarrant County/Denton County/Dallas County
Tarrant County/Ellis County/Dallas County
Tarrant County/Wise County
Taylor County
Terrell County
Terry County
Throckmorton County
Titus County
Tom Green County
Travis County
Trinity County
Tyler County
Tyler County/Hardin County
Upshur County
Upton County
Uvalde County
Val Verde County
Van Zandt County
Victoria County
Walker County
Waller County
Waller County/Harris County
Ward County
Washington County
Webb County
Wharton County
Wheeler County
Wichita County
Wilbarger County
Willacy County
Williamson County
Williamson County/Milam County
Williamson County/Travis County
Wilson County
Winkler County
Winkler County/Ward County
Wise County
Wood County
Wood County/Rains County
Yoakum County
Young County
Zapata County
Zavala County
4 Neighboring States:
New Mexico
24 Areacodes:
210     214     254     281     325     361     409     430     432     469     512     682     713     806     817     830     832     903     915     936     940     956     972     979    
Airport : 1410
Gliderport : 6
Heliport : 539
Ultralight : 8
Electoral Votes: 38
State Motto: Friendship
Highest point in Texas: Guadalupe Peak , 8749 feet
fossil Paluxysaurus
tree Pecan
tree binomial nomenclature Carya illinoinensis
flower Bluebonnet sp.
flower scientificname Lupinus sp.
grass Sideoats grama
grass scientific name Bouteloua curtipendula
cactus Prickly pear cactus
fish Guadalupe bass
fish binomial nomenclature Micropterus treculii
bird Mockingbird
wildlife mammal Mexican Free-tailed Bat
shell Prickly whelk
reptile Texas horned lizard
reptile scientific name Phrynosoma cornutum
insect Monarch butterfly
insect scientific name Danaus plexippus
horse American Quarter Horse
pet Blue Lacy
bat Mexican free-tailed bat
bat binomial nomenclature Tadarida brasiliensis
butterfly Monarch butterfly (state insect)
butterfly binomial nomenclature Danaus plexippus
amphibian Texas toad
amphibian binomial nomenclature Bufo speciosus
dinosaur Paluxysaurus jonesi
dog Blue Lacy
land mammal Nine-banded armadillo / Texas Longhorn
mineral Silver
rock or stone Oligocene petrified palmwood
gemstone Texas blue topaz
zipcodes for Texas : 73301 73344 73949 75001 75002 75006 75007
all 2260 zipcodes for Texas
Crime Chart Texas Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 26,956,958 318,857,056
violent crimes 109,4141,197,987
violent crime rate405.9375.7
murder and manslaughter1,18414,249
murder and manslaughter rate4.44.5
rape rate42.336.6
robbery rate115.7102.2
aggravated assault65,656741,291
aggravated assault rate243.6232.5
property crimes813,9348,277,829
property crime rate3019.42596.1
burglary rate627.8542.5
larceny theft576,1545,858,496
larceny theft rate2137.31837.3
motor vechicle theft68,546689,527
motor vehicle theft rate254.3216.2
Abilene (121,721)
Addison (15,518)
Alamo (19,246)
Aldine (15,375)
Alice (19,408)
Allen (98,143)
Alton (15,760)
Alvin (25,791)
Amarillo (198,645)
Andrews (13,816)
Angleton (19,429)
Anna (11,463)
Arlington (388,125)
Atascocita (69,470)
Athens (12,788)
Austin (931,830)
Azle (11,693)
Balch Springs (25,210)
Bay City (17,598)
Baytown (76,335)
Beaumont (118,129)
Bedford (49,337)
Beeville (13,277)
Bellaire (18,518)
Bellmead (10,164)
Belton (20,547)
Benbrook (22,629)
Big Spring (28,862)
Boerne (13,674)
Bonham (10,079)
Borger (12,964)
Brenham (16,579)
Brownsville (183,887)
Brownwood (19,031)
Brushy Creek (22,537)
Bryan (82,118)
Buda (13,705)
Burkburnett (11,043)
Burleson (43,625)
Canyon (14,887)
Canyon Lake (21,469)
Carrollton (133,168)
Cedar Hill (48,507)
Cedar Park (65,945)
Channelview (38,980)
Cibolo (26,637)
Cinco Ranch (18,028)
Cleburne (30,020)
Cloverleaf (23,732)
Clute (11,444)
College Station (107,889)
Colleyville (25,487)
Conroe (68,602)
Converse (21,987)
Coppell (41,159)
Copperas Cove (33,081)
Corinth (20,998)
Corpus Christi (324,074)
Corsicana (23,952)
Crowley (14,853)
Dallas (1,300,092)
DeSoto (52,486)
Deer Park (33,806)
Del Rio (36,153)
Denison (23,150)
Denton (131,044)
Dickinson (19,895)
Donna (16,523)
Dumas (15,001)
Duncanville (39,826)
Eagle Pass (28,765)
Edinburg (84,497)
Eidson Road (10,643)
El Campo (11,604)
El Paso (681,124)
Ennis (19,007)
Euless (54,219)
Farmers Branch (32,689)
Flower Mound (71,253)
Forest Hill (12,881)
Forney (18,418)
Fort Hood (32,177)
Fort Worth (833,319)
Four Corners (13,973)
Fredericksburg (11,094)
Freeport (12,154)
Fresno (20,374)
Friendswood (38,800)
Frisco (154,407)
Gainesville (16,292)
Galena Park (11,162)
Galveston (50,180)
Garland (236,897)
Gatesville (15,724)
Georgetown (63,716)
Glenn Heights (12,042)
Grand Prairie (187,809)
Grapevine (51,404)
Greatwood (12,657)
Greenville (26,515)
Groves (15,750)
Haltom City (44,206)
Harker Heights (29,142)
Harlingen (65,774)
Henderson (13,529)
Hereford (15,021)
Hewitt (14,252)
Hidalgo (13,709)
Highland Village (16,149)
Horizon City (19,288)
Houston (2,296,224)
Humble (15,665)
Huntsville (40,938)
Hurst (39,016)
Hutto (22,722)
Irving (236,607)
Jacinto City (10,782)
Jacksonville (14,884)
Katy (16,158)
Keller (45,758)
Kerrville (23,136)
Kilgore (14,947)
Killeen (140,806)
Kingsville (26,225)
Kyle (35,733)
La Homa (13,535)
La Marque (15,908)
La Porte (35,148)
Lake Jackson (27,533)
Lakeway (14,217)
Lancaster (38,801)
Laredo (255,473)
League City (98,312)
Leander (37,889)
Leon Valley (11,174)
Levelland (13,914)
Lewisville (104,039)
Little Elm (38,341)
Live Oak (15,346)
Lockhart (13,446)
Longview (82,287)
Lubbock (249,042)
Lufkin (36,333)
Lumberton (12,421)
Mansfield (64,274)
Marshall (23,820)
McAllen (140,269)
McKinney (162,898)
Mercedes (16,657)
Mesquite (144,788)
Midland (132,950)
Midlothian (22,318)
Mineral Wells (14,754)
Mission (83,298)
Mission Bend (37,110)
Missouri City (74,139)
Mount Pleasant (16,051)
Murphy (20,610)
Nacogdoches (33,894)
Nederland (17,196)
New Braunfels (70,543)
New Territory (15,640)
North Richland Hills (69,204)
Odessa (118,968)
Orange (19,347)
Palestine (18,288)
Pampa (18,177)
Paris (24,782)
Pasadena (153,784)
Pearland (108,821)
Pecan Grove (16,619)
Pflugerville (57,122)
Pharr (76,538)
Plainview (20,919)
Plano (283,558)
Port Arthur (55,340)
Port Lavaca (12,416)
Port Neches (12,786)
Portland (16,116)
Prosper (15,967)
Raymondville (11,139)
Red Oak (12,022)
Rendon (13,743)
Richardson (110,815)
Richmond (12,138)
Rio Grande City (14,404)
Robinson (11,484)
Robstown (11,576)
Rockport (10,490)
Rockwall (42,566)
Roma (10,223)
Rosenberg (35,510)
Round Rock (115,997)
Rowlett (60,236)
Royse City (11,465)
Sachse (24,554)
Saginaw (22,079)
San Angelo (100,450)
San Antonio (1,469,845)
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San Juan (36,556)
San Marcos (60,684)
Santa Fe (13,037)
Schertz (37,938)
Seabrook (13,716)
Seagoville (15,894)
Seguin (27,864)
Sherman (40,667)
Sienna Plantation (15,824)
Snyder (11,768)
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Southlake (29,941)
Spring (54,992)
Stafford (18,459)
Stephenville (20,120)
Sugar Land (88,156)
Sulphur Springs (16,098)
Sweetwater (10,809)
Taylor (16,702)
Temple (72,277)
Terrell (16,981)
Texarkana (37,280)
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The Colony (41,779)
The Woodlands (102,911)
Timberwood Park (25,086)
Tomball (11,540)
Trophy Club (11,759)
Tyler (103,700)
Universal City (19,986)
University Park (24,759)
Uvalde (16,476)
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