Texas Nick Name
The Lone Star State
The nickname of Texas is "The Lone Star State".

This nickname comes from the symbolism of the star on the 1836 flag of the republic, the "National Standard of Texas." The single golden star on a blue background signified Texas as an independent republic and was a reminder of the state's struggle for independence from Mexico.

The world famous "Lone Star" is also found on the Texas state flag, the great seal, the state quarter, and is recognized as the official state gemstone cut of Texas.

Other nicknames of Texas:

  • The Beef State
  • The Banner State
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