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Texas Facts

Texas became an independent nation called the Republic of Texas in 1836. Texas attempted to negotiate several times in the act of annexation to the United States and was finally admitted in 1845. Texas has a total area of 268,820 square miles (696,241 km²), ranking just behind Alaska in terms of size. But Texas has over 60 times the population of Alaska, With some 24.3 million people, Texas is second only to California in terms of population, with three cities, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, among the top ten most populous in the United States. In terms of Texas economy facts, The Texas economy is one of the largest in the world with GDP of $1.9 trillion, greater than the country of Canada. If Texas were its own country, it would be the 40th largest in land area and is larger than any country in Europe.


Texas History Facts

Texas is the only state to have the flags of 6 different nations fly over it, According to Texas history facts, They are Spain, France, Mexico, Republic of Texas, Confederate States, and the United States. Although six flags have flown over Texas, there have been eight changes of government in the past from Spanish 1519-1685, French 1685-1690, Spanish 1690-1821, Mexican 1821-1836, Republic of Texas 1836-1845, United States 1845-1861, Confederate States 1861-1865, United States 1865-present.


Texas State Facts

In terms of Texas State facts, Texas is the second most populous state in America, California is the most populous state in the US, but Texas is second with a total population of 28,701,845, which means that almost 10% of all Americans live in the state. In early Texas statehood, things such as cotton, ranching, and farming dominated the economy, along with railroad construction. After 1870, railroads were a major factor in the development of new cities away from rivers and waterways.


Texas Scary Facts

Everything is bigger in Texas in-terms of Texas scary facts, take a look at the scariest places in Texas haunted by some of the state's most troubled souls.


Texas Fun Facts

Don't mess with Texas - was coined in the 1980s as part of an ad campaign. Here are the Texas Fun Facts:


Texas Language Facts

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