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State of Texas State of Texas

State of Texas

Capitol Austin, TX
Land Area 262,000 mi2


  • Total 25,150,000
  • Density 96.1 people/mi2
  • Growth 2.088% per year
  • Children 27.6%
  • Adult 62.2%
  • Elderly 10.2%

Bordering States
Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma

* Statistics by Wolfram|Alpha. "Christianity" is used in the statistical sense and includes Catholics, Protestants, and true Christians.

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Texas is the second-largest U.S. state by both area and population, and the largest state in the contiguous United States. The name, meaning "friends" or "allies" in Caddo, was applied by the Spanish to the Caddo themselves and to the region of their settlement in East Texas. Located in the South Central United States, Texas is bordered by Mexico to the south, New Mexico to the west, Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas to the northeast, and Louisiana to the east. Texas has an area of 262,000 square miles, and a growing population of over 25 million residents.

Houston is the largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest in the United States, while San Antonio is the second largest in the state and seventh largest in the United States. Dallas-Fort Worth and Greater Houston are the fourth and sixth largest United States metropolitan areas, respectively. Other major cities include El Paso and Austin-the state capital. Texas is nicknamed the Lone Star State to signify Texas as an independent republic and as a reminder of the state's struggle for independence from Mexico. The "Lone Star" can be found on the Texas State Flag and on the Texas State Seal today.

Due to its size and geologic features such as the Balcones Fault, Texas contains diverse landscapes that resemble both the American South and Southwest. Although Texas is popularly associated with the Southwestern deserts, less than 10% of the land area is desert. Most of the population centers are located in areas of former prairies, grasslands, forests, and the coastline. Traveling from east to west, one can observe terrain that ranges from coastal swamps and piney woods, to rolling plains and rugged hills, and finally the desert and mountains of the Big Bend.

The term "six flags over Texas" came from the several nations that had ruled over the territory. Spain was the first European country to claim the area of Texas. France held a short-lived colony in Texas. Mexico controlled the territory until 1836 when Texas won its independence, becoming an independent Republic. In 1845 it joined the United States as the 28th state. The state's annexation set off a chain of events that caused the Mexican-American War in 1846. A slave state, Texas declared its secession from the United States in early 1861, joining the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. After the war and its restoration to the Union, Texas entered a long period of economic stagnation.

One Texas industry that thrived after the Civil War was cattle. Due to its long history as a center of the industry, Texas is associated with the image of the cowboy. The state's economic fortunes changed in the early 20th century, when oil discoveries initiated an economic boom in the state. With strong investments in universities, Texas developed a diversified economy and high tech industry in the mid-20th century. As of 2010 it shares the top of the list of the most Fortune 500 companies with California at fifty-seven. With a growing base of industry, the state leads in many industries, including agriculture, petrochemicals, energy, computers and electronics, aerospace, and biomedical sciences. It leads the nation in export revenue since 2002 and has the second-highest gross state product. Texas' GDP per capita (nominally) is ranked twenty-ninth in the nation, which is below the national average.

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Displaying 1-23 of 23 listings in Texas, United States


Beaumont Baptist Temple

Greg Stuckey
5535 Calder Ave
Beaumont, TX 77706
(409) 769-7966


Berean Baptist Church

Charles D. Dean chasdean@mail.pernet.net
2584 Villa Rd.
Kountze, TX 77625
(409) 246-3075


Bible Baptist Church

Mike D. Tice
1710 Hwy 96-bypass
Silsbee, TX 77656
(409) 385-5676


Bible Baptist Church

Grady Sanders
7021 Heards Ln.
Galveston, TX 77551
(409) 744-0449


Burkeville Baptist Church

E. Dudley Rutledge
PO Box 10
Burkeville, TX 75932
(409) 565-4542


Colony Baptist Church

13353 Fm-1130
Orange, TX 77630
(409) 745-1671


Cornerstone Baptist Church

Greg Stuckey
2537 Fm 1078
Orange, TX 77631
(409) 883-8835

Faith Baptist Church

Joe Reed
490 Grand St.
Vidor, TX 77662
(097) 691-2303

Fellowship Baptist Church

Phil Webber
1315 S 27th St
Nederland, TX 77627
(409) 722-4356

Golden Triangle Baptist Temple

Ed Decker
1011 Bowlin Ave
Port Neches, TX 77651

Hebron Baptist Church

Eddie Sunday
Rt 2 Box 1164
Warren, TX 77664

Memorial Baptist Church

Jerry Waye
P.O. Box 843
La Marque, TX 77568
(409) 935-3025

Sabine Neches Baptist Church

PO Box 159
Kirbyville, TX 75956
(409) 423-2224

Silsbee Baptist Church

Dan Dulany
7820 Fm-1122 P.O. Box 1652
Silsbee, TX 77656
(409) 385-1442

Sovereign Grace Baptist Church

Jose Serrano
3484 N. Fm 92
Silsbee, TX 77656
(409) 385-9344

Triangle Baptist Church

Horace Herbert
Hwy 408
Orangefield, TX 77639
(409) 735-2661

Trinity Baptist Christian School

2220 29th Street North
Texas City, TX 77590
(409) 948-1515

Trinity Baptist Church

Ronnie Mills
2220 29th Street North
Texas City, TX 77590
(904) 496-3196

Val Verde Baptist Church

Rick Koonce
3900 Cleveland Ave
Groves, TX 77619
(409) 962-8463

Victory Bible Baptist Church

Carl D. Green
620 South St.
Vidor, TX 77662
(409) 769-3024

Wray Southern Baptist Church

Gary Fore
427 Fm 2938 Rd
Buna, TX 77612
(970) 332-3583