Some Random Facts about Texas (25 Photos)

Dr Pepper was invented in Waco, Texas back in 1885.

Facts 1

It’s illegal to curse in front of a dead body in Texas.

Facts 2

Texas is the second largest state in the U.S. beaten only by Alaska.


90% of the harvestable helium in the U.S. is under Amarillo, Texas.

Facts 4

Texas is so big that it uses it’s own power grid instead of using either of the other two that power the east and the west of the country.

Facts 5

Oscar Pierce was born in Texas and is the man on the Academy Awards.

Facts 6

Over 1.5 million bats live underneath the Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin. They typically eat around 20,000 pounds of insects every night.

Facts 7

The very first word ever said on the moon was “Houston.”

Facts 8

Texas is home to more species of bats than anywhere else in the U.S.

Facts 9

The population in Texas is 26 Million, but there are 14 million cattle.

Facts 10

Dallas-Ft.Worth has a population higher than 39 of the U.S. states.

Facts 11

The world’s largest parking lot is at the Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport

Facts 12

In Texas, there are over 90 mountains that are above a mile high.

Facts 13

Statistically, Texas has the most tornadoes in the country, averaging 139 every year.

Facts 14

A time capsule was buried in Amarillo, Texas in 1968 that contains a passbook to a bank account that had $10 deposited in it. By 2968 it is expected to have reached $1 quadrillion in value.

Facts 15

70% of the population of Texas lives within 200 miles of Austin, the state capitol.


Austin, Texas is the live music capitol of the world.

Facts 17

King Ranch is bigger than the entire state of Rhode Island.

Facts 18

The state of Texas produces more wool than any other states in the U.S.

Facts 19

The state mammal of Texas is the armadillo.

Facts 20

Texas is the only state to have had flags from six different nations fly over it.

Facts 21

Texas contains the largest herd of whitetail deer in the entire country.

Facts 22

Also, there isn’t a period after the “Dr” in Dr Pepper.

Facts 23

Most notably, everything is bigger in Texas! Show off your pride with the Everything is Bigger Tee

Facts 24

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