Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Facts about Texas

-The King Ranch in Texas is bigger than Rhode Island.
-Texas covers about 268,601 square miles.
-Texas is the 28th state, joining December 29, 1845.
-Texas’ motto is friendship.
-Texas is known as The Lone Star State.
-The Texas flower is the bluebonnet.
-The Texas bird is the Mockingbird.
-The Texas tree is the Pecan tree, and there are lots here!
-Major Texas cities include Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio.
-More land is farmed in Texas than any other state.
-You could fit 220 Rhode Islands in Texas!
-Texas stretches 800 miles each way.
-Texas has a lot of farms. Texas has the biggest single ranch in the U.S. and more farms than any other state.
-Texas is home to presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, George Bush Senior and W.
-Tyler has more than 38,000 bushes in its rose garden.
-The biggest state capital in the U.S. is Texas’
-Main Texas agriculture includes beef cattle, cotton, sheep, milk, rice, and more.
-Texas is one of the lead explorers in natural gas and oil.
-Texas is first in petroleum, natural gas, and French sulfur.
-Texas is second in salt.
-Texas manufactures many chemicals, metals, glass, and coal products.
-Texas makes more wool than any other state.
-Amarillo holds the largest helium well.
-The world’s first rodeo was held in Pecos, Texas.

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