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20 Interesting Facts About San Antonio

Facts About San Antonio

Facts About San Antonio San Antonio officially the City of San Antonio is the seventh-most populous city in the United States and the second-most populous city in Texas. San Antonio was founded as a Spanish mission and colonial outpost in 1718, the city became the first chartered civil settlement in present-day Texas in 1731. The […]

10 Interesting Facts About Corpus Christi, Texas

Facts About Corpus Christi, Texas

Facts About Corpus Christi The city’s name means the body of Christ in Ecclesiastical Latin, in reference to the Christian sacrament of Holy Communion. The nickname of the city is “Sparkling City by the Sea”, particularly featured in tourist literature. Corpus Christi is a coastal city in the South Texas region of the U.S. state […]

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 […]