Texas State Symbols, Facts & Info
The United States of America accepted Texas as the 28th state to enter the union. Below, you will find the official state symbols and interesting facts about Texas.
Date of Statehood:
December 29, 1845
22,859,968 (US Census 2005 estimate)
Chief agricultural products of Texas include cattle, grain sorghums, cotton lint and seed, wheat, rice, dairy products.
The major industries of Texas include chemicals and allied products, petroleum and coal products, food and kindred products, transportation equipment, petroleum, natural gas, natural gas liquids.
The Lone Star State
Blue Bonnet (Legislation of 1901)
Pecan (Legislation of 1919)
Mockingbird (Legislation of 1927)
Guadalupe Bass (Legislation of 1989)
Monarch Butterfly (Legislation of 1995)
Blue Topaz (Legislation of 1969)
Official State Seal:
Official State Flag:
State Commemorative Quarter:
From the 1999-2008 United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program
State Postage Stamp:
From the 2002 United States Postal Service
Greetings from America series.
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