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20 Facts About Texas

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Here are some interesting facts about Texas.

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Texas is known as the Lone Star State Report Abuse
This is because it is a former independent republic. The name is also a reminder of how difficult it was for Texas to gain independence from Mexico.
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Six Flags have flown over the state of Texas Report Abuse
Those flags include: Spanish, French, Mexican, Republic of Texas, Confederate States, and the United States.
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Dr. Pepper was invented in Texas Report Abuse
Waco, Texas to be exact!
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The world's longest airstrip is in Amarillo Report Abuse
This strip is a backup landing spot for the Space Shuttle.
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The name Texas is a Hasinai Indian word and means friends or allies Report Abuse
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If you travel through Texas, people are very friendly. This true even in major metropolitan areas such as Dallas.
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There is a ranch in Texas that is bigger than the state of Rhode Island Report Abuse
The ranch is the King Ranch. The ranch is six million acres in size.
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Kinda proves that everything is bigger in Texas.
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The Waco Bridge is the first suspension bridge in the United States. Report Abuse
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Texas is the only state that became part of the United States by treaty. Report Abuse
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Texas produces more wool than any other state in the United States. Report Abuse
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Texas is one of the most populous states in the United States. Report Abuse
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Two presidents were born in Texas Report Abuse
Dwight D. Eisenhower and Lyndon B. Johnson
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Texas is home to the world's largest rattlesnake roundup Report Abuse
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The television show Dallas was filmed in Texas Report Abuse
The show was filmed in Cloyce Box Ranch in Frisco, Texas. Other location specific shots were filmed in Dallas.
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The show later moved the Southfork Ranch location shots to the Duncan Acres Ranch near Plano, Texas.
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Texas is home to the world's largest ferris wheel Report Abuse
The Texas Star is located at Dallas State Fair Park.
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Texas is the second biggest state in the United States Report Abuse
Only Alaska is bigger.
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Texas has more airports than any other state in the country Report Abuse
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Texas is home to world's largest parking lot Report Abuse
Dallas Fort Worth airport has the world's largest parking lot.
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The hamburger was created in Texas Report Abuse
Athens, Texas to be exact.
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You can still be hung for stealing cattle Report Abuse
Imagine that!
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Texas is the 28th state Report Abuse
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