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Texas State Fun Facts and Information

POSTAL ABBREVIATION:  TX

CAPITAL CITY:  Austin

NICKNAME:  The Lone Star State

RESIDENTS ARE CALLED:  Texans

MOTTO:  Friendship

SONG:  Texas, Our Texas

BIRD:  Mockingbird

INSECT: Monarch Butterfly

FLOWER:  Bluebonnet

TREE:  Pecan

LARGEST CITY:  Houston

HIGHEST POINT:  Guadalupe Peak (8,749 ft)

BECAME A STATE ON:  December 29, 1845 (28th state)

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Familyfriendlyamerica.com is dedicated to providing reviews and information aimed at families.  The reviews are primarily travel based;  such as hotels, restaurants and activities.  We have a variety of activities depending upon the state requested;  from historical to theme parks and everything in between.  Each state also includes an information page.  This  page displays fun facts about each state.   Each state also includes a listing of Kids Eat Free (or at a discount) restaurants.  Our database is continually growing and changing.