Interesting Texas facts

    Texas facts
    Helium Capital of the World

    Amarillo, Texas is called "Helium Capital of the World" since it has America's National Helium Reserve which stores about 90% of the world's recoverable helium

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    Texas facts
    Texas fuels the nation

    Texas produces more crude oil than any other state in USA. The state is the largest producer of natural gas and produces more than a quarter of US natural gas production. It's also the largest cattle and cotton producer

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    Everything's big in Texas

    The 825,000 acre King Ranch of Texas is bigger than the total land area of the entire state of Rhode Island.

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    Texas facts

    first domed stadium

    The first domed stadium in the United States was built in Houston in 1965.

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    Texas facts
    World famous Texas Rangers

    Texas Rangers is the oldest state-wide law enforcement agency in the United States.

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    Texas facts


    Big State
    Texas is the second most populous and the second-largest of the 50 states in the United States of America, and the largest state in the 48 contiguous United States. Texas is 221 times bigger than the smallest state in the United States, Rhode Island

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    Only Governor of two states
    Born in Viginia, Sam Houston was elected as 7th Governor of Tennessee. He later became the first elected president of the Republic of Texas. After the annexation of Texas by the United States in 1845, Houston was elected to the U.S. Senate. Later, Houston was elected as 7th Governor of Texas. So, Houston became the only person to have become the governor of two different U.S. states through direct, popular election, as well as the only state governor to have been a foreign head of state.

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    Texas facts
    Most airports
    Texas has the highest number of airports among all the states in the U.S. Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is the second largest by area in the United States, and fourth in the world with 18,076 acres and 7 runways. It is also one of the top 10 busiest airports in the world in terms of passenger traffic.
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