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Texas is a state of the United States of America, formerly the Republic of Texas.

Texas State of the United States of America

Texas is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

Republic of Texas independent sovereign nation in North America that existed from March 2, 1836, to February 19, 1846

The Republic of Texas was a sovereign state in North America that existed from March 2, 1836, to February 19, 1846. It was bordered by Mexico to the west and southwest, the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast, the two U.S. states of Louisiana and Arkansas to the east and northeast, and United States territories encompassing parts of the current U.S. states of Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico to the north and west. The citizens of the republic were known as Texians.

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Texas may also refer to:

Film and television

<i>Texas</i> (TV series) television series

Texas is an American daytime soap opera which aired on NBC from August 4, 1980, until December 31, 1982, sponsored and produced by Procter and Gamble Productions at NBC Studios in Brooklyn, New York City. It is a spinoff of Another World, co-created by head writers John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington, and executive producer Paul Rauch of Another World. Rauch held the title of executive producer for the parent series and its spin-off until 1981.

Texas is a 1941 American Western film directed by George Marshall and starring William Holden and Glenn Ford. Texas was an early picture for both Holden and Ford.

James A. Michener's Texas is a 1994 ABC television miniseries directed by Richard Lang and starring Patrick Duffy as Stephen F. Austin, Stacy Keach as Sam Houston, Chelsea Field as Maddie Quimper, Rick Schroder as Otto McNab, Grant Show as William B. Travis, David Keith as James Bowie, John Schneider as Davy Crockett, María Conchita Alonso as Lucia, and Benjamin Bratt as Benito Garza. The film is narrated by Charlton Heston. Aaron Spelling was the executive producer.

Music

Texas (band) Scottish alternative rock band

Texas are a Scottish pop rock band from Glasgow. They were founded in 1986 by Johnny McElhone and Sharleen Spiteri on lead vocals. Texas made their performing debut in March 1988 at the University of Dundee. They took their name from the 1984 Wim Wenders movie Paris, Texas.

<i>Texas</i> (musical) stage musical produced annually by the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation

Texas is a stage musical produced annually by the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation at the outdoor Pioneer Amphitheater in Palo Duro Canyon outside of Canyon, Texas. The show is performed every Tuesday through Sunday from June through August. It was written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paul Green and conceived of as an idea by Margaret Pease Harper.

<i>Texas</i> (PlayRadioPlay! album) 2008 studio album by PlayRadioPlay!

Texas is the first full-length album by PlayRadioPlay!.

Places

United States

Texas, Alabama Unincorporated community in Alabama, United States

Texas is an unincorporated community in Marion County, in the U.S. state of Alabama.

Texas is an unincorporated community in Heard County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Texas is an unincorporated community in Washington County, in the U.S. state of Kentucky.

Elsewhere

Calbuco City and Commune in Los Lagos, Chile

Calbuco is a city and commune in southern Chile administered by the Municipality of Calbuco. Administratively Calbuco belongs to the Llanquihue Province of Los Lagos Region. The origin of the city was the Spanish Fort Calbuco founded in 1603, and became later an important fish market. The archaeological site of Monte Verde lies within the commune.

Texas, Queensland Town in Queensland, Australia

Texas is a town and locality in the Goondiwindi Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Texas had a population of 843 people, down from 1,159 people just five years earlier.

In the military

Four warships of the U.S. Navy have been named the USS Texas for the State of Texas:

CSS Texas is the name of two ships in the Confederate States Navy:

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