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Texas Profile

The Republic of Texas achieved its independence from Mexico in 1836, the same year as the famous siege of the Alamo in which pioneers Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett were slain. The "Lone Star State" was the 28th state to join the Union, admitted in 1845. The name Texas is a Spanish name, which comes from an Indian word meaning "friends" or "allies." Texas is the second-largest state in the Union in area, after Alaska. Although it has a wild, frontier history, today Texas is a major producer of oil and has important centers of industry and finance. A Texas state historian has said that the state flower, the bluebonnet, "is to Texas what the shamrock is to Ireland." ...Read more here: Texas - The Lone Star State

Capital City:
Austin
Nickname:
Lone Star State
Motto:
Friendship
Statehood:
December 29, 1845 (28th)
Origin of State's Name:
Based on a word used by Caddo Indians meaning "friends"
Largest Cities:
Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, El Paso, Austin
Border States:
Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma
Land Area:
261,914 sq. mi.; 2nd largest
State Bird:
Mockingbird
State Flower:
Bluebonnet (lupinus)
State Tree:
Pecan (carya illinoensis)
State Song:
Texas, Our Texas

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Texas Schools

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Elementary Schools

Monte Alto El
(956) 262-1374
First St
Monte Alto, TX 78538
Kocurek El
(512) 414-2547
9800 Curlew Dr
Austin, TX 78748

Middle Schools

Katy J H
(281) 237-6800
5350 Franz Rd
Katy, TX 77493
Dallas Environmental Science Acade
(972) 794-4000
2940 Singleton Blvd
Dallas, TX 75212

High Schools

Lighthouse Learning Center Aec
(979) 730-7340
1035 Dixie Dr
Clute, TX 77541
New Hope High School
(512) 435-4900
401 S W St
Leander, TX 78641

Sex Offender Information for Texas

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Texas, the registered sex offenders can be found at https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/DPS_WEB/SorNew/index.aspx. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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