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Texas, constituent state of the United States of America. It became the 28th state of the union in 1845. Texas occupies the south-central segment of the country and is the largest state in area except for Alaska. The state extends nearly 1,000 miles (1,600 km) from north to south and about the same distance from east to west.
Texas (/ ˈ t ɛ k s ə s /, also locally / ˈ t ɛ k s ɪ z /; Spanish: Texas, Tejas) is a state in the South Central region of the United States. At 268,596 square miles (695,662 km 2), and with more than 30 million residents in 2022, it is the second-largest U.S. state by both area (after Alaska) and population (after California).
Welcome to Texas.gov. Texas.gov is the official website of the State of Texas. From here, we’ll guide you to online services, resources, and information around our great state. Recently moved or changed your name? Update your voter registration online! Use this portal to update your name, address, or ID numbers on your voter registration record. Click here to get started.
Welcome to the state of Texas. Here you'll find a variety of things to do throughout our 7 regions. Find trip planning resources, hotels and special offers.
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Location map of the State of Texas in the US. Texas is one of the 50 US states, located in the south-central part of the country; it features a 560 km (350 mi) long coastline on the Gulf of Mexico in the southeast, and a 3,169 km (1,969 mi) long border with Mexico. The Rio Grande, Texas' longest river, forms the border to the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas in the southwest.
With an area of 696,200 sq.km, Texas is the 2 nd largest state in the USA both by population and land area. Located in the south-central part of the state, at the bottom of the Balcones Escarpment on the Colorado River is Austin – the capital city of Texas. It serves as the cultural, administrative, and economic center of the state.
January 30, 2023 04:48 AM. T he police chief of Galveston, Texas, is on leave after a SWAT team reportedly raided the wrong home earlier this month in search of a teenager falsely accused of ...
Following the storm, more than 100,000 homes and businesses across Arkansas, Missouri and Texas did not have power as of 4 a.m. ET Thursday, according to the tracking site Poweroutage.us. Arkansas ...
Tornado damage as seen in Deer Park, Texas, on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. (Reed Timmer) Damage reports are streaming in following a likely tornado in the Houston area. Images taken after the storm ...