Texas Independence Day

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Texas Independence Day
Texas Declaration of Independence.jpg
The Texas Declaration of Independence
Observed by Texas
Date March 2
Frequency Once annually

Texas Independence Day is the celebration of the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836. With this document signed by 59 people, settlers in Mexican Texas officially broke from Mexico creating the Republic of Texas.[1] Texas Independence Day is an official holiday in the state of Texas.[2]


  1. ^ "Texas Declaration of Indpendence". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 2 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Texas State Holidays". Texas Government Code Title 6, Subtitle B, Chapter 662, Subchapter A, Section 662.003(b)(2). Retrieved 2 March 2011. 

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