Texas

established Dec. 29, 1845 formerly known as Republic of Texas
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Texas two letter code: TX
capital: Austin est. 1839
population:
29,472,295 ( 98.07 people per square mile )
Nicknames:
Friendship State
Lone Star State
4 Neighboring States:
Arkansas
Louisiana
New Mexico
Oklahoma
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 , 8,749 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
rape11,393116,645
rape rate42.336.6
robbery31,181325,802
robbery rate115.7102.2
aggravated assault65,656741,291
aggravated assault rate243.6232.5
property crimes813,9348,277,829
property crime rate3019.42596.1
burglary169,2341,729,806
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
1747 cities in Texas
Map City Population
Houston 2,296,224
San Antonio 1,469,845
Dallas 1,300,092
Austin 931,830
Fort Worth 833,319
El Paso 681,124
Arlington 388,125
Corpus Christi 324,074
Plano 283,558
Laredo 255,473
254 counties in Texas
County Population
Harris 4,713,325
Dallas 2,635,516
Tarrant 2,102,515
Bexar 2,003,554
Travis 1,273,954
Collin 1,034,730
Denton 887,207
Hidalgo 868,707
El Paso 839,238
Fort Bend 811,688