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US State of Texas

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Where is Texas, USA?

Texas, the largest state in contiguous USA, is located in the South Central part of the country. It is bounded by Oklahoma, across the Red River except in the Texas panhandle (N); Arkansas (NE); Louisiana, across the Sabine River (E); the Gulf of Mexico (SE); Mexico, across the Rio Grande River (SW) and New Mexico (W).

The 28th U.S. state, Texas joined the United States in 1845.  Its postal abbreviation is TX .

The state name derives from a word in a Caddoan language of the Hasinai, táysha (or tejas), meaning friends or allies.  Spanish explorers mistakenly applied the word to the people and their location.

Texas Population

Population of Texas was 25,145,581 according to the 2010 census.

Austin is the Texas state capital; Houston , Dallas and San Antonio are the largest cities.

With an area of 267,338 sq miles (692,405 sq km) Texas is the second largest U.S. state.

Texas Time


Current time now in Time Zone: America Chicago (USA Central Time)

The Eastern part of Texas (most of Texas) is in the Central Time Zone in the United States.  Central Standard Time (CST) is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-6.

Whilst a small portion of western part of Texas is in the Mountain Time Zone in the United States. Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-7).  See El Paso, Texas

Towns and Cities in Texas

Abilene, Texas Amarillo, Texas | Arlington, Texas | Austin, Texas | Beaumont, Texas | Brownsville, Texas | Brownwood, Texas | Carrollton, Texas | College Station, Texas | Dallas, Texas | El Paso, Texas | Fort Worth, Texas | Garland, Texas | Grand Prairie, Texas | Highland Park, Texas | Houston, Texas | Irving, Texas | Kerrville, Texas | Lampasas, Texas | Laredo, Texas | Lubbock, Texas | Marble Falls, Texas | McAllen, Texas | Mesquite, Texas | Pasadena, Texas | Plano, Texas | San Angelo, Texas | San Antonio, Texas | Texas Time

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Abilene, Texas
Amarillo, Texas
Arlington, Texas
Austin, Texas
Beaumont, Texas
Brownsville, Texas
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Carrollton, Texas
College Station, Texas
Corpus Christi, Texas
Dallas, Texas
El Paso, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas
Garland, Texas
Grand Prairie, Texas
Highland Park, Texas
Houston, Texas
Irving, Texas
Kerrville Texas
Lampasas Texas
Laredo, Texas
Lubbock, Texas
Marble Falls Texas
McAllen, Texas
Mesquite, Texas
Pasadena, Texas
Plano, Texas
San Angelo, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
The Woodlands, Texas
Waco, Texas
Wichita Falls, Texas
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