Largest Cities in Texas

Texas, the second largest state in the United States and the most important agricultural state in the United States. Texas has many large cattle ranches, and there is a large production of oil and natural gas.

Texas, abbreviated TX or Tex., Is a state in the United States. It is the second largest, after Alaska, with 691,027 kmĀ², and it is the second most populous, after California, with about 25.7 million inhabitants. The state is located on the Gulf of Mexico. The capital is Austin, while the largest city is Houston.

Texas is the most important agricultural state in the United States. There are many large cattle ranches here, and angora goats, which provide mohair, and chickens and turkeys are farmed. The most important agricultural products are maize, rice, cotton, halibut and sorghum. There is a large production of oil and natural gas, and the state has large deposits of salt, sulfur and helium. Texas has an extensive petrochemical industry, as well as a smelter and food industry.

The area was colonized by the Spaniards in 1686, it belonged to Mexico until 1836 and was an independent republic (“The Lone Star State”) until 1845. Texas came to war with Mexico after joining the United States as a state. The state participated on the southern states’ side in the civil war.

Biggest Cities of Texas by Population

Rank City State Population
1 Houston TX 2099562
2 San Antonio TX 1327518
3 Dallas TX 1197927
4 Austin TX 790501
5 Fort Worth TX 741317
6 El Paso TX 649232
7 Arlington TX 365549
8 Corpus Christi TX 305326
9 Plano TX 259952
10 Laredo TX 236202
11 Lubbock TX 229684
12 Garland TX 226987
13 Irving TX 216401
14 Amarillo TX 190806
15 Grand Prairie TX 175507
16 Brownsville TX 175134
17 Pasadena TX 149154
18 Mesquite TX 139935
19 McKinney TX 131228
20 McAllen TX 129988
21 Killeen TX 128032
22 Waco TX 124916
23 Carrollton TX 119208
24 Beaumont TX 118407
25 Abilene TX 117174
26 Frisco TX 117100
27 Denton TX 113494
28 Midland TX 111258
29 Wichita Falls TX 104664
30 Odessa TX 100051
31 Round Rock TX 99998
32 Richardson TX 99334
33 Tyler TX 97011
34 Lewisville TX 95401
35 College Station TX 93968
36 San Angelo TX 93311
37 Pearland TX 91363
38 Allen TX 84357
39 League City TX 83671
40 Longview TX 80566
41 Sugar Land TX 78928
42 Edinburg TX 77211
43 Mission TX 77169
44 Bryan TX 76312
45 Baytown TX 71913
46 Pharr TX 70511
47 Missouri City TX 67469
48 Temple TX 66213
49 Harlingen TX 64960
50 North Richland Hills TX 63454
51 Victoria TX 62703
52 New Braunfels TX 57851
53 Mansfield TX 56479
54 Conroe TX 56318
55 Rowlett TX 56310
56 Port Arthur TX 53929
57 Euless TX 51388
58 DeSoto TX 49158
59 Cedar Park TX 49048
60 Galveston TX 47854
61 Georgetown TX 47511
62 Bedford TX 47090
63 Pflugerville TX 47047
64 Grapevine TX 46445
65 Texas City TX 45210
66 Cedar Hill TX 45139
67 San Marcos TX 45005
68 Haltom City TX 42520
69 Wylie TX 41538
70 Keller TX 39738
71 Coppell TX 38770
72 Huntsville TX 38659
73 Duncanville TX 38635
74 Sherman TX 38632
75 Rockwall TX 37601
76 Hurst TX 37448
77 Burleson TX 36801
78 Texarkana TX 36522
79 Lancaster TX 36472
80 The Colony TX 36439
81 Friendswood TX 35916
82 Weslaco TX 35781
83 Del Rio TX 35702
84 Lufkin TX 35178
85 San Juan TX 33967
86 La Porte TX 33911

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