3. Texas Freshwater Fisheries CenterAthens Texas U.S. Highway 175 is an east-west United States highway completely within the state of Texas. It comes very close to meeting its parent route, US 75, but decommissioning and rerouting in downtown Dallas, Texas brings it a couple of miles short. Before the decommissioning of US 75 south of downtown Dallas in favor of Interstate 45, US 175 met its parent US 75. US 175's western terminus is in Dallas, Texas at Interstate 45. The highway's eastern terminus is in Jacksonville, Texas at an intersection with US 69. Much of the US 175 corridor is part of TxDOT's network of evacuation routes in the event of a hurricane. TxDOT also considers the highway an alternative to using I-20 to travel to and from Dallas-Fort Worth. The state transportation agency feels the corridor is an important aid that stu... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
4. The Harbor RockwallRockwall This is a complete list of all counties in the United States: 3,142 counties and county equivalents in the 50 states and District of Columbia as of July 1, 2013, plus an additional 100 county equivalents in the U.S. territories, for a total of 3,242 counties and county equivalents in the United States. For more detailed information, see the individual state lists shown below. In the United States, a county is a political and geographic subdivision of a state. Of the 50 U.S. states, 48 states are divided into a total of 3,007 counties. The number of counties per state ranges from the three counties in Delaware to the 254 counties in Texas. The five counties in Rhode Island, the eight counties in Connecticut, and eight of the 14 counties in Massachusetts do not have a functional county gover... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
6. East Texas Oil MuseumKilgore The East Texas Oil Field is a large oil and gas field in east Texas. Covering 140,000 acres and parts of five counties, and having 30,340 historic and active oil wells, it is the second-largest oil field in the United States outside Alaska, and first in total volume of oil recovered since its discovery in 1930. Over 5.42 billion barrels of oil have been produced from it to-date. It is a component of the Mid-Continent Oil Province, the huge region of petroleum deposits extending from Kansas to New Mexico to the Gulf of Mexico. The field includes parts of Gregg, western Rusk, southern Upshur, southeastern Smith, and northeastern Cherokee counties in the northeastern part of the state. Overall the field is about 45 miles long on the north-south axis, and five miles across. Interstate 20 cuts ... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.