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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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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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2 days ago Lyles was adopted by Private Collection of Robert Lee Matta Family Great-grandfather Robert E. Lyles 🌵
3 days ago Dreyer was adopted by Allan Rhys Dreyer Honoring the Dreyer Bros: Donald, Roger, Jene, and Ned 🌵
1 week ago Natalie was adopted by Natalie Freedom for all 🌵
1 week ago Red Star was adopted by Jody Wilkerson In Honor of my mothers family who owned the two stores and taught the school in Red Star. 🌵
1 week ago La Grange was adopted by Texas Heroes Museum Texans who have served and sacrificed to defend freedom and liberty from the Texas Revolution to the present 🌵
1 week ago Willis was adopted by Therese Palermo & Bernie Hughes The Hughes Family 🌵
1 week ago Lake Worth was adopted by Jesse Vasquez Jr. In Honor of my beloved parents Jesse Vasquez Sr & Christine R. Vasquez 🌵
1 week ago Harris County was adopted by The Hughes Family in memory of Mary M Hughes 🌵
2 weeks ago Poolville was adopted by Turner Ranch Kristine, Levi & Scarlet Turner 🌵
3 weeks ago Tivett was adopted by Tim & Evelyn Killion I, Evelyn Tousha Killion, grew up right in the heart of Tivett, Texas. 1965-1994. During the flood of 1994 we moved to town. February 2022 brought my husband, Tim Killion, and I right back home. At which time we learned it’s real name is Tivett. We love this place and want to adopt for our own. I will say, growing here as a child was the best childhood in the world. Now we are raising our grandchildren here…they so far love it as well. 🌵
3 weeks ago Azle was adopted by DeAnn Dunaway IN HONOR OF DAVID DUNAWAY 🌵
3 weeks ago Hail was adopted by Rachel VanRoekel In honor of my late grandfather, Orville William Todd, from the Hail-Bartley Woods Community. His pride and love for his home was as big as Texas. 🌵
4 weeks ago Gladys was adopted by GLOVER FAMILY ALLIANCE, LLC Consumed by the Nature of GOD 🌵

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