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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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Aquifers of Texas

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Major Rivers

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Natural Lakes

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Secondary Streams of Texas

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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.

Post Secondary Education

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

Forest Resources

Texas has over 63 million acres of forests and woodlands. These are located across a vast 43-county region that forms the western edge of the southern pine region and extends from the counties of Bowie and Red River in northeast Texas to Jefferson, Harris, and Waller counties in southeast Texas.

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.

Water Resources

Despite much progress in water conservation we still waste far too much water.

Flags and Other Symbols

Texas is often referred to as the Lone Star State because its flag bears a single star. 

Prehistoric Texas

Archeologists use four basic stages to reflect the cultural advancement of early inhabitants...

Forest Resources

Texas has over 63 million acres of forests and woodlands. These are located across a vast 43-county region that forms the western edge of the southern pine region and extends from the counties of Bowie and Red River in northeast Texas to Jefferson, Harris, and Waller counties in southeast Texas.

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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3 days ago Acme was adopted by Richard D Henize All in all you're just another brick in the wall . 🌵
4 days ago Utopia was adopted by Angela Durbon Honoring my great great grandfather Charles Frederick Durbon, first postmaster of Waresville and Texas pioneer. 🌵
5 days ago Sanco was adopted by - T Farm & Ranch (Cody & Jennifer) Joseph H. Baker: 1824-1922 🌵
1 week ago Winchester was adopted by Lone Star Back Roads, LLC In Memory of Lee Basore 🌵
1 week ago San Saba was adopted by Carl Carter In loving memory of Jane Carter 🌵
2 weeks ago Travis County was adopted by Weird Austin Productions ALOHA! CHEERS! 🌵
2 weeks ago Marjorie was adopted by Karen Slagle In honor of my little sister, Marjorie Rice 🌵
2 weeks ago Turkey was adopted by Jim Gatlin family 🌵
2 weeks ago Buda was adopted by John & Sakiko Willis 🌵
2 weeks ago Chancey was adopted by Heather Moody I love you to the moon and back and all the way down the railroad track! 🌵
1 week ago Oakalla was adopted by Wanda Williams Langford in memory of Jonathan (Babe) Williams 🌵
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