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Science In Your Backyard: Texas


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Texas State Facts

Image of Texas with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Austin(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 261,797 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 25,145,561
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Guadalupe Peak at 8,749 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Culberson
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Gulf of Mexico at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in McCulloch County approx. 15 miles northeast of Brady
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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