Texas Links

Texas Cities and Towns

Abilene--An online guide to events, community services, dining, & entertainment
Alpine--Photos, attractions and a profile of this Big Bend community
Amarillo--Local activities, libraries, and map from the middle of the panhandle
Austin--An information service provided from Texas' capital city
Bastrop--Maps, general info, detailed history, plus links to other city & county sites
Brownwood--A little history, a directory, a bulletin board and more
Brenham--Home of the famous Blue Bell ice cream works
Bryan/College Station--A different kind of Visitor's Guide
Caldwell--"The Kolache Capital of Texas"
Calvert--The "Antique Center of Texas"
Corpus Christi--Official site for the visitor and convention center, etc.
El Paso--History and events in "The Sun City"
Fort Worth--Online resource for things to do and places to go in cowtown
Galveston--Lots of information from outdoor musicals to ship repair
Hearne--The self-proclaimed "Crossroads of Texas"
Houston--Photo of skyline and index to numerous sites and activities
Hempstead--The Liendo Plantation and the watermelon capital of Texas
Hico--A littel history, a pictorial tour, festivals, events and a business directory
Huntsville--Some background information about the town and Walker County
Karnes City--Community activities, heritage, etc. for the City and the County
Nacogdoches--An online guide to "the oldest town in Texas"
San Antonio--Where to go and what to do in the Alamo City
Smithville--A lot of historical detail about this early Texas town
Victoria--All about the town today, and a great section on its history
Washington on the Brazos--Guide to the site where Texas declared her independence
Wylie--Information on the city, its library, its parks and recreation, and more

Note: Street maps to over 20 Texas Cities are available on the internet
courtesy Avis car rentals (caution: very slow downloads due to large files)

Texas Newspapers and Periodicals Online

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal--Headline stories, TX Tech sports, classifieds and more
The Houston Chronicle--Much of the Newspaper, plus news updates all day
Texas Almanac--A fresh new site for this 140 year-old publication
San Antonio Express-News--Nice blend of news and info about the Alamo city
Fort Worth Star-Telegram--Top news, weather, polls, classified, and local features
Austin Chronicle--On-line version of newsweekly features politics, music, and more
Dallas Morning News--Texas and national news, sports, and other projects
Washington Post Texas Page--Lone Star news at the nation's capital
Round Top Register--A combination of humor and features from Round Top (pop. 81)
Dallas Observer--The online rendition of Dallas' award-winning metro newsweekly
Corpus Christi Caller-Times Interactive--Covering Corpus Christi and South Texas

Focus on Texas History

Texas State Historical Assoc.--Events, pubs, etc., for this century-old organization
Dallas Historical Society--A Dallas history timeline, calendar of events, etc. of the DHS
Texas Archeological Society--Activities and publications of the TAS (formed in 1929)
Center for East Texas Studies--"Promoting all aspects of East Texas heritage"
Texas State Cemetery--History, and master list of burials at the state cemetery in Austin
Save Texas Cemeteries--A non-profit aimed at preserving cemeteries accross the state
Historic Texas Cemeteries--Resource and directory of cemeteries in Texas
DRT Library--Info on the library's services, its collections, the Alamo and more
Alamo de Parras--The Alamo under Spanish rule: its history and early mission life
Center for American History--Exhibits, holdings, services, etc. at the UT (Austin) library
Denton County History--Denton's sesquicentennial: images, documents, oral histories
Armadillo's WWW Server--Texas study resources for students in grades K thru 12
Texas Archeology Journal--Articles about the search for the earliest native Texans
Texas Historical Foundation--Supports archaeology and preservation projects in Texas
Texian Heritage Society--Preserves history thru pre-1840 demos, reenactments, etc.
First Shot Photo--Early history and many photos of Austin and Gonzales areas

Texas History Museums

Brazoria County Historical Museum--Don't miss the online Austin Colony Exhibit
San Jacinto Museum--A guide to the monument and to the museum located at its base
The White Deer Land Museum--History of the museum, Pampa, and Gray Co., TX
O. Henry Museum--The one-time Austin home of "the Master of the short story"
Elisabet Ney Museum--Photo of her studio and description of many of her works
French Legation Museum--Home of the French "embassy" to the Republic of TX
Texas Ranger Museum--Official State Repository for Texas Ranger Memorabilia

State Government Offices

Texas Government--Official Home Page of the Texas State Government
Texas General Land Office--Detailed background about the GLO and its holdings
Texas State Library and Archives--An electronic library of information for all Texans
Texas Historical Commission--Agency for wide range of historic preservation projects
Office of Secretary of State--Texas Register, election results, corp. info, & more
Texas Department of Transportation--All about traveling on Texas highways

Texas Genealogy

Texas Genealogy Register--LSJunction's service for researching early Texas families
Brazos Genealogical Association--Meeting announcements; surname search list; more
Gone to Texas--Family histories; annotated bibliographies; links to other research sites
The Political Graveyard--Final resting place for 100s of Texas leaders dating from 1836
LOC Holdings--Over 300 titles relating to Texas genealogy at the Library of Congress
Texas Genealogy Calendar--Numerous upcoming events taking place across Texas
Texas GenWeb Project--Lots of info about an online genealogy network in Texas

Some of the Universities in Texas

Abilene Christian University
Angelo State University (San Angelo)
Baylor University (Waco)
Rice University (Houston)
Sam Houston State University (Huntsville)
Southern Methodist University (Dallas)
Stephen F. Austin State University (Nacogdoches)
Southwestern University (Georgetown)
Texas A&M University (College Station)
Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi
Texas A&M University at Commerce (formerly East Texas State University
Texas Christian University (Fort Worth)
Texas Lutheran University (Seguin)
Texas Tech University (Lubbock)
Texas Woman's University (Denton)
Trinity University (San Antonio)
University of Houston
University of North Texas (Denton)
University of Texas (Austin)
University of Texas at Arlington
University of Texas at El Paso

Texas Sports

The Boys--News, opinions, schedules and other info about "America's Team"
Houston Astros--Roster, schedule, box scores, stadium plan, and scouting reports
Sam Houston Racepark--You'll be able to do everything except place a bet
San Antonio Spurs--Photos, audios, team stats and much more
Big 12 Basketball--Records of the NCAA Big Twelve Conference
U. S. Amateur Jump Rope Federation--All about this Huntsville-based group
Texas Golf--Course of the Month, directories, and links to other golf pages

Images/Texas Photographers

Images of Texas--Lone Star Junction's collection of Texas landscapes, wildlife, etc.
Texas Explorer--Travel Texas with nature and outdoor photographer George Hosek
Bill Wright--Several photo exhibits in both color and B&W; at top rated site
Todd Jagger Photographer--Online gallery of photographer from Ft. Davis, Texas
Jeff Heintatz Wildlife Photography--Great shots of animal life in the Big Bend area
Allen Matheson--Photo Exhibit includes sceens from Brazos Bend State Park
Maddog 'n' Miracles--Includes photos of Texas foliage, wildflowers, signs, and more

Texas Food and Drink

Secrets to cooking Tex-Mex -- Sample recipies and now a user message exchange
National Championship BBQ Cookoff--10th annual charity event; $12,000 in prizes
More Tex-Mex--A variety of recipes from the "USENET Cookbook"
Texas Beef Recipies--Recipies, ranching and more from the Texas Beef Council
Barbecue'n on the Internet--The one-stop site for everything from recipies to cookoffs
Texas Brewers Festival--Some Texas microbrew to go with the above recipes
Texas Wine Country--The history, the events, the wineries, and how to get there

Texas Music

The Yellow Rose (and Other Songs) of Texas--Our own Texas music page
Campfire Records--Featuring Gary P. Nunn and "Home With the Armadillo"
History of Country Music--from the Carter Family in the 20's to Brooks in the 90's

Other Interesting Texas Websites

Texas Book Festival--Annual event in Austin that benefits Texas public libraries
Wild West Show--Miscellany of Texana compiled by Texas writer Tom Knowles
State Fair of Texas--The 110-year-old Fall event attended by over 3,000,000 people.
Texas Centennial Memorabilia--First Day Covers of the Texas Centennial, etc.
Southwestern Studies--Sampling of internet resources related to the Southwestern US
No Place But Texas--Lots of Info about Texas with emphasis on Montgomery County
Summerfields--A good place to go if you want to get your chuckwagon restored
Celebrity Look Alikes--Or could it be Wynonna, Dolly, Garth, Kenny, or Ross Perot?
San Antonio Carousel Foundation--A remarkable view into the city's past
Yeeha--A detailed directory of more Texas websites and resources
Texas Map Collection--Extensive index to maps from all over Texas
Duplicate Contract Bridge in Texas--Tournament notices and results of past events

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