About Texas: Kid's Corner http://www.texasonline.com/portal/tol/en/gov/1/5
Here is an official state of Texas web site with fun facts and figures just for kids.
Other State Links
50states.com: Texas http://www.50states.com/texas.htm
The site provides a wealth of information about Texas. It includes everything from the highest point to county profile to climate.
Things To Do in Texas http://www.thingstodo.com/states/TX/index.htm
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about entertainment, recreation, and travel in Texas, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
Roadside America: Texas Attractions http://www.roadsideamerica.com/map/tx.html
Roadside America describes itself as an online guide to offbeat attractions. This site offers reviews of "weird sites along the highway" in Texas.
The Cowboy Culture: Texas-Best.com http://www.texas-best.com/
A must see! This site is loaded with interesting information on just about any Texas topic imaginable, including detailed sections on Texas animals and beverages and Cowboy culture. Take a look at Texas Rodeo Cowboys, learn about the Rodeo Events and discover who holds Rodeo Cowboy world records, study the Texas Rodeo Schedule, and uncover where to buy Texas-made jeans, hats, boots, saddles and tack.
FedStats: MapStat: United States: Texas http://www.fedstats.gov/qf/states/48000.html
Fast access to statistics from more than 100 federal agencies on "economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more" in Texas.
The first Europeans to come through the area were Spanish explorers such as Coronado, who traveled the region in the 16th and 17th centuries.
The Republic of Texas, with Sam Houston as president, was born In 1836 following the war between American settlers in Texas and the Mexican government which featured the well known battle of the Alamo.
Texas is the country's biggest producer of oil, cattle, sheep, minerals and cotton.
Tourists spend $20.6 billion a year visiting Texas.
Texas is second in size only to Alaska.
Presidents from Texas with links to ipl2's POTUS (Presidents of the United States) page: