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5 Funky Texas Facts

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Most people know the glaringly obvious facts about the great state of Texas, but we found a few that tickle the funny bone and teach a lesson. Here are five funky Texas facts from the obscurity files. Did you know?

1. A time capsule was buried in Amarillo in 1968 containing a passbook to a bank account with a $10 bill in it. When it’s opened in the year 2968, that account is expected to be worth $1 quadrillion!

5 Funky Texas Facts

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Source: Wikipedia

2. Austin can boast the fastest road in the entire USA, which is a section of I-35 at a speed limit of 85 mph.

5 Funky Texas Facts

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Source: Fox News

3. The Dallas Cowboys team hasn’t actually played football in Dallas since 1971.

5 Funky Texas Facts

4. Texas has a completely separate and independent power grid from that which services the eastern and western United States.

5 Funky Texas Facts

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Source: Texas Tribune

5. The State of Texas is larger than quite a few countries in the world, including all countries in Europe. If it were a country itself, it would be the 40th largest in the world, following Zambia and Chile.

5 Funky Texas Facts