In the US one of the most popular and well known states is Texas. The state of Texas is one of the states that has a considerable amount of history. It was one of the main acquisitions for the country and helped bolster its economic and political achievements. Individuals such as Sam Houston and Stephen Austin helped establish Texas as a key part of America in terms of the economic, geographic and political influence. Even today Texas remains as one of the top states in the US due to its thriving economy, reasonable cost of living, recreational activities and also its weather. It is located in the southern region of the United States just north of Mexico. As a result, Texas has a very diverse population which include a vast amount of European Americans and Hispanics. Texas is also one of the most populous states with millions of people currently residing in the state.
What makes Texas one of the top states is the fact that it has a number of major cities. The major cities of Texas include San Antonio, Dallas, Houston (largest city) and Austin (capital). These cities offer a number of amenities such as restaurants, parks, spectator sports, and corporate headquarters. Cities such as Houston are known to have an excellent economy with plenty of jobs as well as very affordable housing. Therefore Houston is among the top cities in the entire United States. Austin is known to be a city that is a haven of young adults. This particular city offers jobs, restaurants and recreational activities as well as affordable housing. With Dallas and San Antonio, residents can enjoy plenty of amenities for recreation as well as affordable housing as well. Therefore Texas is among the best states to live in.
The State of Texas is the 2nd most populous and the 2nd largest state of the US (population: ~ 27,695,000; total area: 268,581 square miles). Texas' official state song is "Texas, Our Texas".
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