16 Incredible Texas Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-21 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

16 Incredible texas facts

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1. Texas is the only state where citizens also pledge allegiance to the state flag.
2. California, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York and Texas are the 5 most haunted states.
3. "Oil" is the favorite word of people building online dating profiles in the U.S. states of Texas, Oklahoma, and North Dakota.
4. The widest freeway in the world is the I 10 in Houston, Texas at 26 lanes across.
5. The highest mountain in Texas has a stainless steel pyramid at its summit.
6. There are about 3000 tigers living in the wild and about 3000 captive tigers in the state of Texas alone.
7. The Texas flag is the only state flag that is allowed to fly at the same height as the U.S. flag.
8. The population of the world can live within the state boundaries of Texas.
9. Earth, Texas is the only place on Earth named "Earth."
10. Chuck Norris is actually a Texas Ranger.
11. In Texas, a 52 yr old woman was arrested for being found guilty of sending threats and harassing texts to herself.
12. If Texas were a country, its GNP would be the fifth largest of any country in the world.
13. When bitten by a coral snake, a Texas man killed the snake by biting off the snake’s head and using the decapitated body as a tourniquet.
14. The state of Texas has over 430 ghost towns.
15. The 'King Ranch' in Texas is bigger than the state of Rhode Island.
16. The United States produces enough plastic film annually to cover the entire state of Texas.
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