Saturday, January 26, 2008


Capital Austin
Area 266,807 sq mii
691,030 sq km
(2000 census) 20,851,820
Major Cities
(2000 census) Houston (1,953,631), Dallas (1,188,580),
San Antonio (1,144,646), Austin (656,562),
El Paso (563,662)
Major Rivers Rio Grande, Brazos, Red, Colorado, Sabine, Pecos, Trinity, Canadian
Highest Point Guadalupe Peak
8,749 feet
2,667 meters
Industry chemicals, petroleum and natural gas, food processing, electrical equipment, machinery, mining, tourism
Agriculture beef cattle, cotton, dairy products, greenhouse and nursery products, poultry, sorghum, corn, wheat
Minerals and Resources petroleum, natural gas, portland cement, crushed stone, magnesium, gypsum