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Texas
The Lone Star State
Map of U.S. showing location of Texas

FAST FACTS

CAPITAL: Austin

STATEHOOD: 1845; 28th state

ATTRACTIONS: Alamo Mission, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Cadillac Ranch

FUN FACT: Texas has about 248,800 farms and ranches—more than any other state.

Texas state flag
State Flower: bluebonnet; State Bird: mockingbird; State Animal: texas longhorn; State Quarter

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Photos: Xneo, Dreamstime (flag); maogg, iStockphoto (quarter); David Watts Jr., Dreamstime (bluebonnet); Brian Kushner, Dreamstime (mockingbird); Onyonet, Dreamstime (longhorn)

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