- Austin is the capital of Texas.
- Houston is the largest city.
- Residents of Houston, Texas lead the USA in eating out ---approximately 4.6 times per week.
- The name Texas is derived from tejas or teyas, the rendering by the
Spanish in the mid-16th century of the Caddo people's word for friends
- The nickname for Texas is "the lone star".
- Laredo, Texas is the US's farthest inland port.
- There is a town in Texas called 'Ding Dong'
- The Texas Rangers were the first police force in the United states.