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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

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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.

Texas Sporting Licenses and Game Harvests

Sporting Licenses and Game Harvests

Texas sells a variety of hunting and fishing licenses through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TWPD).

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Post Secondary Education

Post secondary education includes any educational programs that require a high school diploma.

Southwest Research Institute Invents the Future

Get to know the institute that "tirelessly pursues innovation and excellence in science and technology for the betterment of humanity."

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.

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Prehistoric Texas

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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.

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4 days ago Abilene was adopted by Jane and Eileen Suggs In honor of Joe Atlas Suggs and his 5 children: Joe Suggs, Bill Suggs, Bobby Suggs, Mary Nell Suggs and Jerry Suggs 🌵
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4 days ago Little New York was adopted by Nichole because I loved my years in NYC and I love Texas 🌵
4 days ago Needville was adopted by Regina Rash In honor of a great community 🌵
4 days ago Sugar Land was adopted by Regina Rash In honor of our amazing community 🌵
4 days ago Denton was adopted by John Jenkins Eat @ Cool Beans! 🌵
1 week ago Oakalla was adopted by Wanda Williams Langford in memory of Jonathan (Babe) Williams 🌵
1 week ago Zipp was adopted by Cory Williams in honor of Fred T. Zipp 🌵
1 week ago Wesley Chapel was adopted by Erica Browning in memory of John Issac Price and Jessie Nichols Price 🌵
2 weeks ago North Fort Worth was adopted by Zhavia, Lui, Josiah in memory of Louis G. Ayala and all the wonderful lives he touched. We miss you. 🌵
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3 weeks ago Douglas was adopted by Diane Brown in honor of Robert Cretsinger 🌵
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