Relocating to Texas
Are you relocating to Texas? You likely have a million thoughts going through your mind. What is this new city like? Which are the best neighborhoods? How will I find the very best schools for my kids?
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Just contact me with the name of the city in Texas that is your relocation destination and any preferences you have in a relocation specialist and I'll do my very best to help your move be smooth and worry-free.
Occupying 266,853 sq mi (691,146 sq km), it is the second largest state in both area and population. Many of Texas's boundaries are formed by waterthe course of the Red River on the north makes up two-thirds of the state's boundary with Oklahoma; on the east the state is bordered in part by Arkansas, though the Sabine River forms most of Texas's eastern boundary with Louisiana; the Gulf of Mexico forms the coastal boundary to the southeast; the Rio Grande carves a shallow channel that separates Texas from Mexico on the southwest; the Panhandle section juts northward, forming a counterpart in the western part of Oklahoma; and New Mexico lies to the west. The capital of Texas is Austin. Plains and hills make up the terrain, which ranges from the fertile prairie of the Coastal Plains on the Gulf of Mexico through the central Great Plains grasslands to the arid High Plains of the Panhandle. The ancestors of West Texas Native Americans inhabited the area as long as 37,000 years ago. Some of the peoples later formed the Caddo confederacy. Native Americans, including the Apache, were living in the region when the Spanish arrived in 1528. The first settlement was attempted in 1685 by the French, who claimed the region as part of Louisiana. In 1803 the U.S. acquired the French claim in the Louisiana Purchase but relinquished it to Spain by treaty in 1819. It became part of Mexico at Mexican independence in 1821. In 1836 Texans declared independence from Mexico as the Republic of Texas (see Stephen Austin; Sam Houston). After a 10-year struggle to remain independent, Texas became the 28th U.S. state in 1845. Its boundary with Mexico was confirmed after the Mexican-American War (1848). In the American Civil War it seceded from the Union (1861); it was readmitted in 1870. After the war, railroad building and increased shipping helped expand the economy, and the discovery of oil in 1901 transformed it. While Texas still leads all other states in oil and natural gas production and in petroleum-refining capacity, its manufacture of electronics, aerospace components, and other high-technology items is increasingly important. It is also the leading cotton, cattle, and sheep producer in the U.S.
|Population, 2021 estimate||26,059,203|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012||3.6%|
|Housing units, 2011||10,098,750|
|Median household income, 2007-11||$50,920|
|Land area, 2010 (square miles)||261,231.71|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||96.3|
There's more information than I could possibly list here but I want to provide links to further your investigation if you so choose. So, here's a link the Official State Home Page of Texas. The official tourism Web site of Texas helps you know everything there is to do in the Lone Star State.
Weather information is also available by cities. Just visit Texas Weather - Average Temperatures and Rainfall and then click on the name of the city you are interested in to find data for that specific city. And what state profile would be complete without a link to their Top Attractions and Oddities?!?
Relocation Specialist : Texas
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Austin's premier, full service real estate brokerage. Proudly serving the greater Austin metropolitan area and the surrounding counties.
The knowledgeable agents at The Carvajal Group can help you locate the right property in and around the Austin area.
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Frisco Texas Realtors specializing in new and pre-owned homes.
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