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  2. Abilene, Texas - Wikipedia

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    Abilene (/ ˈ æ b ɪ l iː n / AB-i-leen) is a city in Taylor and Jones Counties in Texas, United States.Its population was 125,182 at the 2020 census, making it the 27th-most populous city in the state of Texas.

  3. Bastrop, Texas - Wikipedia

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    The Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa (situated about 15 mi west of the City of Bastrop on 405 acres), opened on June 2, 2006, with 491 rooms and gave a boost to employment and sales tax in the area. When the property changed ownership in 2011, officials stated it employed 600 individuals plus 175 additional seasonal employees - making it ...

  4. Lufkin, Texas - Wikipedia

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    A very small portion of the city on Highway 69 is within Central ISD. Lufkin also has a small charter school, Pineywoods Community Academy, that serves grades Pre-K–12 and is an early college high school. Additionally, Lufkin is served by two small private schools, St. Cyprian's Episcopal School and St. Patrick Catholic School.

  5. Houston - Wikipedia

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    Houston (/ ˈ h juː s t ən / (); HEW-stən) is the most populous city in Texas, the most populous city in the Southern United States, the fourth-most populous city in the United States, and the sixth-most populous city in North America, with a population of 2,304,580 in 2020.

  6. Paris, Texas - Wikipedia

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    Present-day Lamar County was part of Red River County during the Republic of Texas.By 1840, population growth necessitated the organization of a new county. George Washington Wright, who had served in the Third Congress of the Republic of Texas as a representative from Red River County, was a major proponent of the new county.

  7. Waxahachie, Texas - Wikipedia

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    Employment opportunities in the city are highly oriented toward industry. Owens Corning, Georgia-Pacific, International Paper, James Hardie Industries, Berry Global, Americase, Cardinal Glass, Magnablend, and Dart Container are located within a few miles of each other. Nonindustrial employers include Baylor Scott & White Health, Waxahachie ...

  8. Amarillo, Texas - Wikipedia

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    Amarillo ISD; Bushland ISD; Canyon ISD; Highland Park ISD; River Road ISD; From 1922 to 1938, the author Laura Vernon Hamner, who wrote a novelized biography of Charles Goodnight, served as the Potter County school superintendent. She was a ranch historian and radio personality. In her later years, she lived in the Herring Hotel, owned by ...

  9. Austin, Texas - Wikipedia

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    Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas, as well as the seat and largest city of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. . Incorporated on December 27, 1839, it is the 11th-most-populous city in the United States, the fourth-most-populous city in Texas, the second-most-populous state capital city, and the most populous state capital that is not ...