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Central Texas (a part of which is Texas Hill Country), is a region in the U.S. state of Texas. It is roughly bordered by Austin to Lampasas to Waco to Cameron and back to Austin, including the Killeen - Temple (one of the fastest-growing MSA's in the state). The Texas Hill Country, as seen from near Interstate 10. ... Jump to: navigation, search A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... ... Jump to: navigation, search Skyline from Town Lake City nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location Location in the state of Texas Government County Travis County Mayor Will Wynn Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 669. ... Lampasas is a city located in Lampasas County, Texas, United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search Waco is the county seat of McLennan County, Texas. ... Cameron is a city located in Milam County, Texas. ... Killeen is a city located in Bell County, Texas. ... Temple is a city located in Bell County, Texas. ...

Hamilton Pool Preserve - one of the many lush areas in Central Texas
Hamilton Pool Preserve - one of the many lush areas in Central Texas

Central Texas, along with many other parts of Texas, refutes the stereotype (fueled by Western movies) of Texas consisting of nothing more than prairie. The rolling hills of Central Texas contain extensive forests of huge Bur oak trees along with plenty of Ashe Juniper and Mesquite. Texas live oak is also prevalent. The clear, cool spring-fed rivers and creeks are lined with towering Baldcypress trees and are a welcome relief in the hot Texas summer, as are the many lakes. ImageMetadata File history File links Hamilton_pool. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Hamilton_pool. ... Swimmers enjoying Hamilton pool on a warm summer day Hamilton Pool Preserve is a natural pool that was created when the dome of an underground river collapsed due to massive erosion thousands of years ago. ... Broncho Billy Anderson, from The Great Train Robbery The Western movie is one of the classic American film genres. ... Prairie refers to an area of land in North America of low topographic relief that principally supports grasses and herbs, with few trees, and is generally of a mesic (moderate or temperate) climate. ... Binomial name Quercus macrocarpa Michx. ... Binomial name Juniperus ashei J. Buchholz Ashe Juniper (Juniperus ashei) is a drought-tolerant evergreen shrub or small tree, native to northeastern Mexico and the south-central United States north to southern Missouri; the largest areas are in central Texas, where extensive stands occur. ... Species Many; see text. ... Binomial name Quercus fusiformis Texas live oak is an evergreen or nearly evergreen oak tree, Quercus fusiformis, native to the southern United States, in Texas from about Corpus Christi west to the Pecos River and north to southern Oklahoma, and also in adjacent northeastern Mexico in Coahuila and Nuevo Le... Species Taxodium ascendens - Pond Cypress Conservation status: Secure Taxodium distichum - Bald Cypress Conservation status: Secure Taxodium mucronatum - Montezuma Cypress Conservation status: Data Deficient Taxodium is a genus of one to three species (depending on taxonomic opinion) of extremely flood-tolerant conifers in the cypress family, Cupressaceae, one of several genera...


In the summer, one of the favorite activities is floating down a creek or river in an inner tube. Spring is a time for residents to drive the winding backroads and take in the rainbow of colors produced by the blooming wildflowers, including Bluebonnets and Indian paintbrush. In the fall and winter, hunters visit in hopes of taking home a white-tailed deer. This article is about the flower Bluebonnet. ... Species About 200 species, including: Castilleja chromosa Castilleja coccinea Castilleja miniata Castilleja mutis Castilleja pallida Castilleja is a genus of about 200 species of annual and perennial herbaceous plants in the family Scrophulariaceae, native to the west of the Americas from Alaska south to the Andes, and also northeast Asia. ... Binomial name Odocoileus virginianus Zimmermann, 1780 The White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), also known as the Virginia deer, is a medium-sized deer found throughout the 48 contiguous states of the United States, southern Canada and as far south as Panama. ...


Some of the favorite local cuisines are barbecue and a variation on traditional Mexican food affectionately referred to as Tex-Mex. Jump to: navigation, search A member of the Airpork Crew barbecue team prepares pork shoulder at the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest. ... Tex-Mex is a highly spiced and vibrant style of cooking that developed as an evolution of Northern Mexican cuisine in Texas. ...


The primary counties that make up the Central Texas region are: Bell County (central), McLennan County (north), Falls County (northeast), Milam County (southeast), Williamson County (south), Burnet County (southwest), Lampasas County (west), and Coryell County (northwest). Jump to: navigation, search Bell County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... McLennan County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Falls County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Milam County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Williamson County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Burnet County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Lampasas County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Coryell County is located in the state of Texas. ...

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Central Texas - definition of Central Texas in Encyclopedia (230 words)
Central Texas is an area in Texas, also referred to as the Texas Hill Country.
Central Texas, along with many other parts of Texas, busts the western movie stereotype of Texas being all plains and prairie.
The rolling hills of Central Texas are full of huge Bur oak trees along with plenty of Ashe Juniper and Mesquite.
Central Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (279 words)
Central Texas (a part of which is Texas Hill Country), is a region in the U.S. state of Texas.
Central Texas, along with many other parts of Texas, refutes the stereotype (fueled by Western movies) of Texas consisting of nothing more than prairie.
The rolling hills of Central Texas contain extensive forests of huge Bur oak trees along with plenty of Ashe Juniper and Mesquite.
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