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Texas is divided into seven geographic regions with widely different landscapes. You’ve got beaches. You’ve got rolling hills and canyons. You’ve got seven different places in one. Explore the different regions and the diverse cities within them to find the adventure that suits you best.

Click on a Texas Region Panhandle West Texas North Texas East Texas Central Texas Gulf Coast South Texas
Texas Regions Panhandle West Texas North Texas East Texas Gulf Coast South Texas Central Texas

The 7 Regions of Texas

Texas is big, really big. It can take hours and hours of driving to get from one end of Texas to the other. Texas is usually divided into 7 regions. The names of the regions can vary slightly, for instance, the Piney Woods might be called East Texas. Or Big Bend Country might be called West Texas.

The 7 Texas regions include the Gulf Coast, Central Texas, the Panhandle, East Texas, and North Texas:

  • Gulf Coast region includes Corpus Christi, South Padre Island, Beaumont, Brazosport Area (Clute, Lake Jackson and Surfside Beach), Brownsville, Galveston, Harlingen, Houston, Kemah, Port Aransas and more.
  • East Texas region includes Big Thicket National Preserve, Conroe, Gilmer, Huntsville, Jefferson, Kilgore, Longview, Marshall, Nacogdoches, Rusk, Tyler and more.
  • North Texas region includes Arlington, Canton, Dallas, Fort Worth, Glen Rose, Granbury, Grapevine, Waco and more.
  • Central Texas (Hill Country) region includes Texas Highland Lakes, Austin, Boerne, Fredericksburg, Luckenbach, New Braunfels, San Marcos, Stonewall, Wimberley and more.
  • South Texas region includes Laredo, McAllen, Poteet, San Antonio and more
  • West Texas region includes Abilene, Alpine, Balmorhea, Big Bend National Park, Del Rio , El Paso, Fort Davis, Fort Stockton, Langtry, Lubbock, Marfa, Midland, Monahans, Odessa, Pecos, Pine Springs and Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Terlingua, Wink and more.
  • Panhandle region includes Amarillo, Borger, Pampa, and more.

Texas is the second-largest state in the United States with an area of 261,797 square miles and a population of 26.05 million in 254 counties. Indeed, the largest state in the continental U.S. not only trumps others in land mass, but it is also No. 2 in the nation when it comes to population and population growth. And in the biggest state, growth is happening in the biggest cities. According to a report about the most recent U.S Census Bureau estimates, seven of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more are located in Texas. The state saw an overall population growth rate of 5.4% from 2010 to 2013. The Growth of Texas Aging Population


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