Texas Facts – 90 Fascinating Facts About Texas

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Texas Facts for Kids

The official Texas shell is Lighting whelk.

All the 6 different country flags flown over Texas flag have once governed the state.

King ranch in South Texas is larger than the Rhode Island.

Edwards Plateau of Texas has the largest sheep growing areas in the United States

The only state to combine with the United States by treaty is Texas.

During 1836 to 1845, Texas was an independent Nation.

Texas has the largest number of whitetail deer’s than any other state in the United States.

The world’s largest inland port is in Laredo, Texas.

The world’s longest fishing pier is at Port Lavaca, Texas.

The world’s largest rose garden is in the Tyler Municipal rose garden, Texas. It contains 500 different varieties of roses and 38,000 Rose bushes in 22 acre area.