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This re-creation takes you off the foremost highways to find the attractions, scenes, background, and locations that make the Lone famous person kingdom certain.

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The amount of information contained herein is such that four divisions of the state are required for proper presentation. Backroads divides Texas into four regions: Region I—Northeast; Region II—Southeast; Region III—South; and Region IV—Central and West. The divisions are arbitrary, following the highways that most closely cut the state along these regional lines. Beginning at the top (north) of each region, highways are traversed first from east to west, then from north to south. Because of the density of roads in the northeast and southeast sections of the state, Regions I and II have separate maps for east-west and north-south tours.

Or Texas—that you will employ, then locate them by referring to the regional map at the head of each division of the book. Specific cities may be located quickly by use of the index that follows. O. Box 5064, Austin, Texas 78763-5064. Maps and complete tourist information are available free at any of the 12 Texas Travel Information Centers listed later. Or, you may call 1-800-452-9292 daily from 8 to 5. A counselor at one of the information centers will speak with you. County maps may be obtained at low cost from any Department of Transportation district office.

The beans, mortar-ground, made a palatable flour and a tolerable drink. Finally, no handier weather forecaster can be found. A heavy crop of beans means a cold winter ahead, and once the mesquite buds in early spring, you need fear no further frosts. An excellent guide to Texas trees, both those of championship size and historic story, may be found in Famous Trees of Texas (Texas Forestry Service). Some 600 species of birds (three-fourths of those known in America) are found in Texas. Some 142 different animals may be seen, including some rare species.

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