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Texas Population: Still Growing and Increasingly Diverse

The population of Texas has increased during every decade since Texas became a state, with recent population growth exceeding that of all other states in the nation.

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Willie Nelson and the Birth of the Austin Music Scene

The Armadillo World Headquarters was all about music, a shared tolerance for marijuana, psychedelic drugs, and cold beer.

A performance at the Anjali Performing Arts Center in Houston

Asian Indians in Texas

According to U.S. Census estimates, there were 385,000 Asian Indians living in Texas in 2017. The state's thriving job market, educational opportunity, and warm climate have made Texas the fourth-largest concentration of Asian Indians in the United States, behind California, New York, and New Jersey.

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Native Americans in Texas

Native American Indian groups have shaped Texas throughout its history. Before 1900, historians have estimated, more than 50 Native American nations lived and thrived across Texas.

Fairs, Festivals, & Special Events

Fairs, festivals, and other special events provide year-round recreation in Texas, but serve to support the economic growth and financial development of the state. Some of these celebrations are of national interest, while many attract visitors from across the state.

Birding in Texas

The Lone Star state is home to some of the most famous birding sites in the country. Several of the over 89 state parks in the state offer some of the best bird-watching experiences because of the thriving biodiversity of Texas, its climate, and geography, which has situated Texas as one of the richest terrestrial birding in the United States.

Mineral Water Spas of Texas

The popularity of “taking the waters” — visiting mineral-water spas — peaked in the 1890s.

A Look Back at the Southwest Conference

For much of its 82 years, the Southwest Conference was the most tightly knit league in major college sports. Its excitement and energy generated from deep in the heart of Texas.

Mineral Water Spas of Texas

The popularity of “taking the waters” — visiting mineral-water spas — peaked in the 1890s.

Fairs, Festivals, & Special Events

Fairs, festivals, and other special events provide year-round recreation in Texas, but serve to support the economic growth and financial development of the state. Some of these celebrations are of national interest, while many attract visitors from across the state.

A Look Back at the Southwest Conference

For much of its 82 years, the Southwest Conference was the most tightly knit league in major college sports. Its excitement and energy generated from deep in the heart of Texas.

High School Football

High school football champions and scores

Birding in Texas

The Lone Star state is home to some of the most famous birding sites in the country. Several of the over 89 state parks in the state offer some of the best bird-watching experiences because of the thriving biodiversity of Texas, its climate, and geography, which has situated Texas as one of the richest terrestrial birding in the United States.

Mineral Water Spas of Texas

The popularity of “taking the waters” — visiting mineral-water spas — peaked in the 1890s.
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2 weeks ago Reno was adopted by William S Heuberger 🌵
2 weeks ago Rosenberg was adopted by Danny M. Diaz In honor of my grandparents Jose and Theresa Martinez 🌵
2 weeks ago Gladstell was adopted by WillIam D Smith Jr In Honor of my Dad William D Smith for all hard work & Texas 🌵
2 weeks ago Meridian was adopted by Don and Sylvia Hartless Our place on the North Bosque River near Meridian is our own little piece of Heaven, a lovely respite from the rat race in the Metroplex. 🌵
3 weeks ago Ambrose was adopted by Ambrose Archer Wuebel 🌵
3 weeks ago Lodi was adopted by Susan Stanelle My great grandfather donated a large area of land to Texas which became the county of Lodi. 🌵
3 weeks ago Easterly was adopted by Ivy Easterly My Little Texas Town 🌵
3 weeks ago Sam Fordyce was adopted by Thomas G Fordyce In memory of the Fordyce Family 🌵
3 weeks ago Brushie Prairie was adopted by Morgan Putman In honor of my family. 🌵
4 weeks ago Kosciusko was adopted by Peggy Kotara-Spore In honor of all of our Polish families 🌵
4 weeks ago Mutt and Jeff was adopted by One Step Past Let's bring back this town and celebrate its past! Follow the journey of Muff & Jeff, Texas on the One Step Past YouTube channel. 🌵

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