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Texas is a state in the South Central region of the United States. Texas is the second-largest U.S. state by both area and population.

10 Interesting Facts About Brownsville

Facts About Brownsville

Facts About Brownsville The city was founded in 1848 by American entrepreneur Charles Stillman after he developed a successful riverboat company nearby. It was named for Fort Brown, itself named after Major Jacob Brown Brownsville is a city in Cameron County in the U.S. state of Texas. The city is known for its year-round subtropical […]

10 Interesting Facts About Amarillo

Facts About Amarillo

Facts About Amarillo Amarillo was once the self-proclaimed “Helium Capital of the World” for having one of the country’s most productive helium fields. The city is also known as “The Yellow Rose of Texas” and most recently “Rotor City, USA” for its V-22 Osprey hybrid aircraft assembly plant. Amarillo operates one of the largest meat-packing […]

10 Interesting Facts About Killeen

Facts About Killeen

Facts About Killeen Killeen is a city in Bell County, Texas, United States. Killeen is located in western Bell County at 31°6′20″N 97°43′36″W. In 1881 the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway constructed a railroad through the Central Texas area. The company established a town and named it Killeen in tribute to Frank P. Killeen […]

30 Interesting Facts About Dallas

Facts About Dallas

Facts About Dallas Dallas is the 9th largest city in the US and the third-largest in Texas. Lamar Hunt coined the term ‘Super Bowl’ in Dallas while writing a letter to NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle. Even though it was originally called the ‘AFL-NFL Championship Game,’ the name ‘Super Bowl’ stuck. The Dallas Arts District consists […]

10 Interesting Facts About Arlington, Texas

Facts About Arlington, Texas

Facts About Arlington The average altitude is 184 metres (604 feet) above sea level. The city covers a total area of 99.5 square kilometres (258 square miles). Arlington is the fiftieth-most populous city in the United States, the seventh-most populous city in the state of Texas, and the largest city in the state that is […]

10 Interesting Facts About McKinney

Facts About McKinney

Facts About McKinney McKinney is a city in and the county seat of Collin County, Texas, United States. On March 24, 1849, William Davis, who owned 3,000 acres where McKinney now stands, donated 120 acres for the townsite. Ten years later, McKinney incorporated, and in 1913, the town adopted the commission form of government. The […]