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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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Results of Search

Displaying 1-34 of 34 listings in Texas, United States


Bible Baptist Church

Stephen D. Forester
1609 Avenue E Corner Of W 17 St. And Avenue E
Cisco, TX 76437
(254) 442-3964


Board Baptist Church

Gerald Burns
301 Fm 591
Dublin, TX 76446


Caddo Baptist Church

Jason Grubbs
PO Box 57
Caddo, TX 76429


Calvary Baptist Church

Steve Bogan
102 FM 116
Gatesville, TX 76528
(254) 865-8053


Christ Bible Baptist Church

Mike Dailey
1590 Jackrabbit Rd.
Nolanville, TX 76559
(254) 939-9247


Comyn Baptist Church

Ray Seckinger
PO Box 413
De Leon, TX 76444
(254) 734-5146


Crosstimbers Baptist Church

Brian Wells
1400 N McCart St
Stephenville, TX 76401
(254) 965-2553


Faith Baptist Church

Shaun Chastain
700 W. 18th St.
Cisco, TX 76437


Faith Baptist Mission

Jim Townsend
710 E Whitney St
Hamilton, TX 76531
(254) 386-8526

First Mexican Baptist Church

703 S Wall St
Belton, TX 76513
(254) 939-6900

Fort Hood

U.S. Army Base
Killeen, TX 76541

Good News Baptist Church

Bruce Kirk
204 W. Avenue B
Killeen, TX 76541
(254) 634-5031

Grace Baptist Church

Dennis Moore
1103 NE Barnard St.
Glen Rose, TX 76043
(254) 897-7949

Greater Waco Baptist Church

Gerald McKelroy
912 E. Loop 340
Waco, TX 76705
(254) 799-0229

Green Acres Baptist Church

Jimmy Nelson
PO Box 103
Stephenville, TX 76401

Highland Baptist Church

David Locke
14792 Fm-2156 Rt 3 Box 137-a
Dublin, TX 76446
(254) 445-2090

Iglesia Bautista Vista Del Parque

Herbert N. Rodriguez
415 Owen Ln Apt 404
Waco, TX 76710
(254) 235-5666

Iglesia Hispana Bautista Del Norte

Angel L. Ortiz
1800 W Hwy 190
Nolanville, TX 76559
(254) 690-6722

Latham Springs Camp and Retreat C...

134 Private Rd 223
Aquilla, TX 76622
(254) 694-3689

Liberty Baptist Church

Jerry D. Hoopoer
207 North Oak St.
Eastland, TX 76448
(254) 629-2615

Maranatha Baptist Church

Martin Holland
4509 Trimmier Rd.
Killeen, TX 76542
(254) 526-7679

Merriman Baptist Church

Jimmy Lively
Lake Leon Rd.
Ranger, TX 76470
(254) 647-3521

Mountain View Baptist Church

David Whitley
1400 E. FM 2410
Harker Heights, TX 76548
(254) 698-4119

Northside Baptist Church

Olton Phillips
1800 West Hwy 190
Nolanville, TX 76559
(254) 690-6722

Northside Baptist Church

Bob Dennis
440 W. E. Smith Rd.
Statesville, NC 76559

Pershing Park Baptist Church

Joda Weston
PO Box 690496
Killeen, TX 76549
(254) 634-1013

Primera Iglesia Bautista De Chilton

Candelario Esponosa De Leon
PO Box 517
Chilton, TX 76632
(254) 315-0943

Riverside Baptist Church

Mcjohn Bagley
801 E Morgan St P.O. Box 301
Meridian, TX 76665
(254) 435-2295

Rose Avenue Baptist Church

Butch Hinkle
702 N Rose Ave
Breckenridge, TX 76424
(254) 559-7510

Tabernacle Baptist Church

Joseph A. Grab
6601 S Fort Hood St
Killeen, TX 76542
(254) 554-2920

Union Center Baptist Church

Jarold Eck
2118 County Road 254
Rising Star, TX 76471

Victory Baptist Church

Michael J. Orsini Sr.
211 Willow
Strawn, TX 76475
(254) 672-5835

White Rock Missionary Baptist Church

9148 Fm 2954
Bremond, TX 76629