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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.

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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Civic and Religious Holidays

Civil and Religious Holidays have historically been observed and celebrated in Texas. In Texas, each state has its own jurisdiction over its holidays, which are usually designated by its legislature.

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

Scandinavian Texans

Scandinavian Texans have shaped Texas and its history. The latest U.S. census estimate putting their number at 155,949. Although many of the early Scandinavian immigrants came to Texas directly from Europe, this group, more than any other ethnic group, had successive waves in their historical emigration to Texas, either from other states in the union or direclty from Europe.

Sporting Licenses and Game Harvests

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

Texas Olympic Medalists

Texas has produced and propelled many Olympic Medalists since 1920.

The Great Seal of the State of Texas

The Great Seal has a star of five points, encircled by olive and live oak branches, and the words, The State of Texas, printed around it.

The Buffalo Soldiers of Post-War Texas

After the Civil War, six regiments of black troops served in Texas and the West.

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

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High school football champions and scores

Texas Olympic Medalists

Texas has produced and propelled many Olympic Medalists since 1920.

Texas Sports Hall of Fame

The Texas Sports Hall of Fame was organized in 1951 by the Texas Sports Writers Association. Each year the honorees are inducted into the Hall of Fame at a gala dinner.

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3 days ago Buffalo Gap was adopted by John Layne Entertainment LLC In honor of the men and women who put Buffalo Gap on the Texas map all those years ago. 🌵
1 week ago Highland Village was adopted by John and Jerri Lynn Randall III Our new home since October 26, 2021! 🌵
2 weeks ago Word was adopted by Nola Stover Beck To the W.A. Smith family Legacy 🌵
2 weeks ago Otis Chalk was adopted by Albert Chalk McGehee Jr In honor of the Chalk Family 🌵
2 weeks ago Sabinal was adopted by Maria Sicily Guido Dedicated to future generations of Texans including my Texan daughter FLORENCE L. GUIDO and love for preservation of Texas roots. 🌵
2 weeks ago Pancake was adopted by Michael S. Ward In honor of my father, Thurman L. Ward 🌵
2 weeks ago Crane was adopted by DG Smith CHS Since 1929 In honor of Crane County Texas graduates and citizens 🌵
2 weeks ago Rockwall was adopted by Cindy Palomo In honor of the 50th reunion of RHS Class of 72 🌵
2 weeks ago Peach was adopted by James and Cindy Palomo In honor of Cindy's Mother, Bettye Ballard 🌵
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3 weeks ago Cloud was adopted by The Texas Telegram Telegraph And Donald Lyles In Honor Of Lenell Turner Cloud 🌵
3 weeks ago Emille was adopted by Callie Young 🌵
3 weeks ago Tucker was adopted by Officials of Tucker Land - Anderson County In Honor of the "Legacy of Love" shared between Anthony and Belinda Tucker 🌵

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