Outline of Texas

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The location of the State of Texas in the United States of America

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Texas:

Texassecond most populous and the second most extensive of the 50 states of the United States of America. Texas borders Mexico and the Gulf of Mexico in the South Central United States. The Republic of Texas joined the United States as the 28th state on December 29, 1845, becoming the first, and still the only, independent nation to become a state. Texas joined the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War from 1861 to 1865 but was readmitted to the Union in 1870.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable map of the State of Texas

Geography of Texas[edit]

Main article: Geography of Texas

Places in Texas[edit]

Environment of Texas[edit]

Natural geographic features of Texas[edit]

Regions of Texas[edit]

Administrative divisions of Texas[edit]

An enlargeable map of the 254 counties of the state of Texas

Demography of Texas[edit]

Main article: Demographics of Texas

Government and politics of Texas[edit]

Branches of the government of Texas[edit]

Main article: Government of Texas

Executive branch of the government of Texas[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Texas[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Texas[edit]

Main article: Courts of Texas

Law and order in Texas[edit]

Law of Texas

Military in Texas[edit]

Main article: Texas Military Forces

History of Texas[edit]

History of Texas

History of Texas, by period[edit]

History of Texas, by region[edit]

History of Texas, by subject[edit]

Culture of Texas[edit]

Culture of Texas

The arts in Texas[edit]

Sports in Texas[edit]

Main article: Sports in Texas

Economy and infrastructure of Texas[edit]

Main article: Economy of Texas

Education in Texas[edit]

Main article: Education in Texas

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Texas:Facts, Map, and State Symbols". EnchantedLearing.com. Retrieved 2008-03-09. 
  2. ^ Barry Popik, Smoky City, barrypopik.com website, March 27, 2005
  3. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts Texas". 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Texas