This is a must read for all Texans, Used-to-be Texans, Adopted Texans or Wannabe Texans:

Comfort, Texas
Friendship, Texas
Paradise, Texas
Pep, Texas
Rainbow, Texas
Smiley, Texas
Sweet Home, Texas

Love the Sun?
Sun City, Texas
Sundown, Texas
Sunray, Texas
Sunrise, Texas
Sunset, Texas
Sunny Side, Texas

Want something to eat?
Bacon, Texas
Noodle, Texas
Oatmeal, Texas
Orange, Texas
Pearland, Texas
Rice, Texas
Salty, Texas
Sugarland, Texas
Sweetwater, Texas
Trout, Texas
And top it off with
Turkey, Texas

Why travel to other cities? Texas has them all!
Boston, Texas
Cleveland, Texas
Colorado City, Texas
Columbus, Texas
Denver City, Texas
Detroit, Texas
Klondike, Texas
Memphis, Texas
Miami, Texas
Nevada, Texas
Pasadena, Texas
Reno, Texas
Santa Fe, Texas
Tennessee Colony, Texas

Feel like traveling outside the country?
Athens, Texas
Canadian, Texas
China, Texas
Dublin, Texas

Egypt, Texas
Ireland, Texas
Italy, Texas
London, Texas
New London, Texas
Paris, Texas
Palestine, Texas
Turkey, Texas

No need to travel to Washington D.C.
Whitehouse, Texas

We even have a city named after our planet!
Earth, Texas

We even have a city named after our state
Texas City, Texas

Energy, Texas

Blanket, Texas
Winters, Texas

Like to read about History?
Alamo, Texas
Goliad, Texas
Gun Barrel City, Texas
Robert Lee, Texas
Santa Anna, Texas

Need Office Supplies?
Staples, Texas

Want to go into outer space?
Mars, Texas
Venus, Texas

You guessed it, it's on the state line
Texline, Texas

For the kids
Elmo, Texas
Kermit, Texas
Nemo, Texas
Sylvester, Texas
Tarzan, Texas
Winnie, Texas

Other city names in Texas, to make you smile
Best, Texas
Veribest, Texas
Bigfoot, Texas
Cactus, Texas
Dime Box, Texas
Old Dime Box, Texas
Frognot, Texas
Hogeye, Texas
Kickapoo, Texas
Notrees, Texas
Telephone, Texas
Telegraph, Texas
Twitty, Texas
Whiteface, Texas

And last but not least, the Anti Al Gore City
Kilgore, Texas

And our favorites
Cut n Shoot, Texas
Ding Dong, Texas
Gun Barrell City, Texas
Hoop And Holler, Texas
and, of course,
Muleshoe, Texas

Here is what Jeff Foxworthy has to say about folks from Texas

If someone in a Lowe's store offers you assistance and they don't work there,
you may live in Texas

If you've worn shorts and a parka at the same time,
you may live in Texas

If you've had a lengthy telephone conversation with someone who dialed a wrong number,
you may live in Texas

If 'Vacation' means going anywhere south of Dallas for the weekend,
you may live in Texas

If you measure distance in hours,
you may live in Texas

If you know several people who have hit a deer more than once,
you may live in Texas

If you install security lights on your house and garage, but leave both unlocked,
you may live in Texas

If you carry jumper cables in your car and your wife knows how to use them,
you may live in Texas

If the speed limit on the highway is 55 mph, and you're going 80, and everybody's passing you,
you may live in Texas

If you find 60 degrees 'a little chilly,'
you may live in Texas

If you actually understand these jokes, and share them with all your Texas friends,
you definitely live in Texas

Here are some little known, very interesting facts about Texas
Beaumont to El Paso - 742 miles
Beaumont to Chicago - 770 miles
El Paso is closer to California than to Dallas

World's first rodeo was in Pecos, July 4, 1883

The Flagship Hotel in Galveston is the only hotel in North America built over water.
(Destroyed by Hurricane Ike -2008! )

The Heisman Trophy was named after John William Heisman who was the first full time coach at Rice University in Houston

Brazoria County has more species of birds than any other area in North America

Aransas Wildlife Refuge is the winter home of North America 's only remaining flock of whooping cranes

Jalapeno jelly originated in the town of Lake Jackson in 1978

The worst natural disaster in U.S. history was in 1900, caused by a hurricane,
in which over 8,000 lives were lost on Galveston Island

The first word spoken from the moon, July 20, 1969, was "Houston ,"
but the space center was actually in Clear Lake City at the time

The King Ranch in South Texas is larger than the state of Rhode Island

Tropical Storm Claudette brought a U.S. rainfall record of 43” in 24 hours
in and around Alvin, Texas in July of 1979

Texas is the only state to enter the U.S. by treaty (known as the Constitution of 1845 by the Republic of Texas to enter the Union) instead of by annexation.
This allows the Texas Flag to fly at the same height as the U.S. Flag

A Live Oak tree near Fulton is estimated to be 1500 years old

Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in the state

Dr Pepper was invented in Waco in 1885. There is no period in Dr Pepper

Texas has had six capital cities:
Washington on the Brazos
West Columbia

The Capitol Dome in Austin is the only dome in the U.S. that is taller than the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. (by 7 feet)

The San Jacinto Monument is the tallest free standing monument in the world and it is taller than the Washington monument

The name 'Texas ' comes from the Hasini Indian word 'tejas' meaning friends.
Tejas is not Spanish for Texas

The State Mascot is the Armadillo (An interesting bit of trivia about the armadillo is they always have four babies. They have one egg, which splits into four, and they either have four males or four females)

The first domed stadium in the U.S. was the Astrodome in Houston

Cowboy's Ten Commandments
Posted on the wall at Cross Trails Church in Fairlie, Texas:
(1) Just one God.
(2) Honor yer Ma & Pa.
(3) No telling tales or gossipin.'
(4) Git yourself to Sunday meeting.
(5) Put nothin' before God.
(6) No foolin' around with another fellow's gal.
(7) No killin.'
(8) Watch yer mouth.
(9) Don't take what ain't yers.
(10) Don't be hankerin' for yer buddy's stuff.

Y'all git all that?

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