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Texas State Nickname

Texas quarter - click to see all state quarters
Texas became the 28th state in 1845 (see Statehood Order). The Texas quarter features an outline of Texas, the famous lone star (see Texas flag, seal, gem), & the state nickname: The Lone Star State (public domain image on Wikipedia). All 50 state quarters - All State Nicknames.
The Lone Star State - click to see all state nicknames

Texas Independence Day video

The nickname The Lone Star State originates from the star on the 1836 flag of the Republic of Texas. The world-famous "Lone Star" is also found on the Texas flag, the great seal, the state commemorative quarter (above), and is recognized as the official state gemstone cut of Texas.

U.S. and Texas flag - click to see all state nicknames
National flag and Texas lone star flag blowing in the wind; photo by Dan Morales on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works). See All State Nicknames.
Texas license plate - click to see all state nicknames
Texas license plate with state nickname Lone Star State; photo by Norm Russo (used by permission). See All State Nicknames.
Links:
All State Nicknames - Texas state flag - Texas state seal


    

 

Texas Symbols & Icons:

air force - tie
footwear - music  
artist - bird
bread - cooking  
dinosaur - dog  
dish - snack
fabric - tartan
folk dance
fish - insect
flag - pledge
flower - plant
gem - stone
hall of fame
instrument
 

mammal 1-2-3  
sport - vehicle
metal - molecule
name - nickname
pastry 1 2 - nut
pepper 1-2 - fruit
plays - railroad
reptile - shell
seal -quarter - motto
ship -tall ship
shrub 1-2
song 1-2
tree -grass -soil
vegetable
 

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