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ERIC Number: ED463994
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 672
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-914511-32-7
Texas Almanac, 2002-2003.
Ramos, Mary G., Ed.
The 61st edition of the "Texas Almanac" has a reputation as the definitive source for Texas information since 1857. It contains details of the Census 2000 official population count, including statewide, county and town counts, plus an analysis of the numbers by experts at Texas's State Data Center. It includes information about politics, elections, and government; data on Texas's 254 counties; educational systems; science and health; agriculture; the arts; the environment; weather; recreation and parks; an astronomical calendar; and civic and religious holidays. The almanac is divided into 27 sections: "State Profile"; "State Rankings"; "State Flags and Symbols"; "Natural Beauty of Texas"; "History"; "Environment"; "Recreation"; "Counties"; "Population"; "Cities and Towns";"Elections"; "Historic Government Documents and Officials"; "State Government"; "Local Government"; "Culture and the Arts"; "Crime"; "Health and Science"; "Education"; "Belo"; "Media"; "Business and Transportation"; "Agriculture"; "Pronunciation Guide"; "Zip Codes"; "Obituaries"; and "Index." (BT)
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Publication Type: Books; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dallas Morning News, Inc., TX.
Identifiers - Location: Texas