Date Admitted:  1845 (28th) 
Capital:  Austin 
Largest City:  Houston  
Population:  19,439,337 
State Song:  "Texas, Our Texas" 
State Bird:  Mockingbird 
State Tree:  Pecan 
State Flower:  Bluebonnet 
Nickname:  The Lone Star State 
State Constitution:  Texas Constitution 
Official State Web Page:  Texas 
Department of Education:  Schools 
Electronic Library:  Texas 

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Links of Interest: 

News and Media  
   Texas Observer  
   Texas Radio & TV Online  
   Hill Country SUN  
   Current Technology  
   Rooted Magazine  
   Texas Monthly  
   Skywarn Texas  
   Texas Weather  

Travel and Tourism 

   South Texas Traveler  
   Texas Highways  
   Best of Texas  
   East Texas Tourism
   Deep in the Heart of Texas  
   Texas Thangs  
   Texas Hill Country  
   Texas Ghost Towns  
   Internet Information of Texas  
   Texas Fun Travel Guide  
   Texas Highway Patrol  
   About Texas  
   Heart of Texas  
   Texas Highway Routes  
   Virtual Texan  
   Texas Trails  

History and Community 
   Texas Association of Museums  
   Texas Council for the  
   Sweatt v. Painter  
   Lone Star Junction  
   Texas State Archives  
   Texas History Resources  
   Texas Timeline  
   13 Days of Glory  
   Siege and Battle of the Alamo  
   Texas Railroading  
   TEXNAT - Texas Natural 
      Resource Web  
   Texas Environmental  
      Information Center  
   Natural History of North  
      Central Texas  
   Texas State Parks and 
      Historic Sites  
   Brazos Bend Texas State Park  
   Tom's Texas Trails: 
      State Park Reviews  
   Texas Parks & Wildlife  
   Texas Recreation and  
      Park Society  
   Wild Texas: Parks Directory  
   Texans Against Gun Violence  
   Earthwave Society  


            Adopted in 1839 

Elected Officials  
        George W. Bush 
        Phil Gramm 
        Kay Bailey Hutchison 
        Max Sandlin--1st District  
        Jim Turner--2nd District  
        Sam Johnson--3rd District  
        Ralph Hall--4th District  
        Pete Sessions--5th District 
        Joe Barton--6th District 
        Bill Archer--7th District 
        Kevin Brady--8th District 
        Nick Lampson--9th District 
        Lloyd Doggett--10th District 
        Chet Edwards--11th District 
        Kay Granger--12th District 
        William Thornberry--13th District 
        Ron Paul--14th District 
        Ruben Hinojosa--15th District 
        Silvestre Reyes--16th District 
        Charles Stenholm--17th District 
        Sheila Jackson-Lee--18th District 
        Larry Combest--19th District 
        Henry Gonzalez--20th District 
        Lamar Smith--21st District 
        Tom DeLay--22nd District 
        Henry Bonilla--23rd District 
        Martin Frost--24th District 
        Ken Bentsen--25th District 
        Richard Armey--26th District 
        Solomon Ortiz--27th District 
        Ciro Rodriguez--28th District 
        Gene Green--29th District 
        Eddie Johnson--30th District