If there’s one thing to know about Texas, it’s that natives are never without a healthy dose of state pride — especially when it comes to songs. Country music has strong ties to the Lone Star.

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The "Lone Star" state is famous for its grit, independence, cattle, cowboys, and state pride, but here are many fun Texas facts we bet you don’t know.

Texas is so big and diverse that it’s practically its own country. It was, in fact, a nation of its own from 1836 to 1845. The Texas landscape ranges from desert badlands and swimmable coastlines to lush mountains and sprawling prairies.

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CARROLLTON, Texas – The colder than normal March weather didn’t deter some folks from celebrating Texas Independence Day on Saturday. Despite the cold, the show went on at a festival in Carrollton.

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