About Cities in Texas
Texas is the second largest state in the USA by both area and population. Of the Lower 48 (the contiguous United States, which excludes Alaska and Hawaii), Texas is the largest state. Some of the largest cities in the United States are located in Texas.
Austin is the capital of Texas. Situated in Central Texas, Austin is part of the American Southwest. Austin is the fourth largest city in Texas and the thirteenth most populated in the USA, and is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Austin is a center for many high tech companies and unique culture.
The largest city in Texas and the fourth largest in the United States by population, Houston is a major US city. It has an estimated population of 2.1 million, though the metropolitan area has over 6 million, making it the fifth largest metro area in the country. Houston is located in the southeastern part of Texas, not far from the Gulf of Mexico.
San Antonio is the second most populous city in Texas, as well as the seventh most populous in the United States, and has been ranked one of the fastest growing cities in the country. San Antonio is located in south-central Texas, not far from the capital, Austin.
The third largest city in Texas, Dallas is one of the major cities in Texas. Combined with nearby Fort Worth, the metropolitan area is the fourth largest in the country. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the fourth largest in the world.
At the extreme western point of Texas, El Paso is situated just across the Mexican border from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. El Paso is the sixth largest city in Texas.
List of Cities in Texas