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Guadalupe Mountains National Park

(Encyclopedia) Guadalupe Mountains National Park gwä´dəlo͞op [key], 86,416 acres (34,998 hectares), W Tex. Located in the Guadalupe Mts., the park contains parts of the world's…

Texas Overview

(Encyclopedia) Texas tĕk´səs [key], largest state in the coterminous United States. It is located in the south-central part of the country and is bounded by Oklahoma, across the Red…


Texas State Facts Entered Union: Dec. 29, 1845 (28th State)Organized as republic: 1836Present constitution adopted: 1876 Fun Facts State abbreviation/Postal code: Tex./TXNickname: The Lone Star…