First published in 1857, the Texas Almanac has a long history of chronicling the Lone Star State and its residents. The Almanac's 66th edition is printed in full color and includes hundreds of photographs from every region of the state. Color maps of the state and each of its 254 counties show relief, major and minor roads, waterways, parks, and other attractions. Each county map is accompanied by a profile outlining that county's history, physical features, recreation, population, and economy. Special features in the 66th Edition include: ac An article on the birth of the Austin music scene and the influence on it by legendary musician Willie Nelson, written by Nelson biographer Joe Nick Patoski. The Austin music scene is recognized worldwide through Austin City Limits, the longest running music program on American television. ac A history of the Civil War in Texas to mark the 150th year since the beginning of that conflict. Composed by Texana writer Mike Cox, the article highlights the unique aspects of the war in Texas, such as the Great Hanging at Gainesville and the Battle of Palmito Ranch. ac Newly released 2010 population figures. ac A complete history of voter turnout in Texas going back to 1866. ac A history of professional football in Texas. ac Comprehensive lists of high school football and basketball championships, Texas Olympians, and Texas Sports Hall of Fame inductees. The Texas Almanac 2012a2013 includes articles and data about: ac history and government ac population and demographics ac the natural environment ac sports and recreation ac business and transportation ac oil and minerals ac agriculture ac science and health ac education ac culture and the arts ac obituaries of notable Texans ac pronunciation guide to town and county namesWashington zip codes are 20515 for members of the House and 20510 for senators. The telephone area code for Washington is 202. On the Internet, House ... 1125 E, Dallas 75244, (972) 239a1310; 222 E. Van Buren Ste. 404, Harlingen anbsp;...
|Title||:||Texas Almanac 2012–2013|
|Author||:||Elizabeth Cruce Alvarez, Robert Plocheck|
|Publisher||:||Texas A&M University Press - 2011-11-08|