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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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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.

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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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High School Football

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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6 days ago Daingerfield was adopted by Tony and Aretha Evans (Parents) The City of Daingerfield, TX has been adopted by Tony & Aretha Evans in memory of their beloved son Tony Evans, Jr. (T.J.) Daingerfield was his second home. While growing up Tony Evans, Jr. spent almost every summer and holidays in Piney Heights with his grandparents L.V. Evans & Bonnie Evans. T.J. Loved so many things about Daingerfield. To name a few Daingerfield Tiger Football, attending church at Faith Temple C.O.G.I.C., Family Fireworks Show on the 4th of July, Piney Heights Reunion, Hot food from Tops Gas Station and Nachos from Hawkins. Tony Evans, Jr. forever in our hearts 6.4.2003-4.11.2021 🌵
1 week ago North Elm was adopted by Sammy Blocker In Honor of my Grandfather & Grandmother , Robert L. Blocker and Myrtle D. Fuller Blocker . Also, In Honor of my Great uncle , Dell Fuller 🌵
1 week ago Whitewright was adopted by Molly Malinda M. Reed In memory of Mollie Malinda Everheart-Stedham & Austin William Stedham 🌵
1 week ago Edna was adopted by Elizabeth Mesa 🌵
1 week ago Sonora was adopted by Edward A Jones In memory of my grandparents Joe and Jackie Trainer 🌵
1 week ago Coldspring was adopted by Edward A Jones In memory of my beloved parents Ted and Beverly Jones 🌵
2 weeks ago Balmorhea was adopted by Blue Barrel Consulting In honor of my father, John Phillip Long 🌵
2 weeks ago Black Jack was adopted by Edwin Holly Toran Jr. In honor of my great grandfather, Holly Toran Sr. 🌵
3 weeks ago Honey Grove was adopted by The Pinckards 🌵
3 weeks ago Harlingen was adopted by Liza M. Saldana In honor of my Saldana family. Especially to my 3rd Great Grandfather Francisco Saldana making a home in this city, before it was a city, for our families at La Providencia Ranch, in May 26, 1873. 🌵
3 weeks ago Sprinkle was adopted by Audrina Torres 🌵
4 weeks ago Egypt was adopted by Jackson Family All roads lead home to Ayres Chapel and the historic cemetery. 🌵
1 month ago Groom was adopted by Tom and Connie Britten Go Tigers! 🌵

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