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Texas Quick Facts
- State Nickname: The Lone Star State
- State Shell: Lightning Whelk
- State Mammal: Armadillo
- State Capital: Austin
- State Bird: Mockingbird
- State Dish: Chili
Other Texas Facts
The King Ranch in Texas is larger than Rhode Island.
Texas provides more wool than any other US State.
Texas was an independent nation from 1836-1845.
Cado Lake is the only natural lake in Texas.
Live Music Capital
Austin is considered the live music capital of the world.
The world’s first rodeo was held in Texas.
Texas By the Numbers
Number of square miles in Texas.
Texas takes up 7.9% of the entire area of the United States.
Cattle population of Texas.
Estimated age (in years) of a coastal live oak near Fulton, Texas.
rain brought on from Tropical Storm Claudette.