Postal abbreviation – TX
Capital – Austin
Area – 268,580.82 [2nd largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 25,145,561 [2nd largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 96.3 [29th largest in the US]
Area codes – 210, 214, 254, 281, 361, 409, 469, 512, 682, 713, 806, 817, 830, 832, 903, 915, 936, 940, 956, 972, 979
Zip codes – 73301 - 88595
Number of counties – 254
State nickname – the Lone Star State
State motto – Friendship
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-The King Ranch in Texas is bigger than the state of Rhode Island.
-More wool comes from Texas than any other state.
-Texas is the only state to enter the United States by treaty instead of territorial annexation.
-Texas was an independent nation from 1836 to 1845.
-Dr Pepper was invented in Waco in 1885. There is no period after the Dr in Dr Pepper.
-More land is farmed in Texas than in any other state.
-Baylor University School of Law
-University of Houston Law Center
-St. Mary's University School of Law
-SMU Dedman School of Law
-South Texas College of Law
-University of Texas School of Law
-Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law
-Texas Tech University School of Law
-Texas Wesleyan University School of Law