The state of Texas is associated with three regions in the United States: Southern, Southwestern and the Old Southwest. The most encompassing region among the three is Southern states, which describes states that are south of the Mason-Dixon Line and the Ohio River.
The Southwestern region is made up of southern states that are located west of the Mississippi River, which includes Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah. The Old Southwest region refers to states located in the Southwest prior to Mexico giving up land during the Mexican War. This region is made up of Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas.Learn More
The various geographical regions of the state of Texas are the Gulf Coastal Plains, Interior Lowlands, Great Plains and the Basin and Range Province. Texas has 10 climatic regions and 11 different ecological regions. It has mountainous forested regions, and it has huge plains famous for cattle ranches.Full Answer >
Marfa, Texas is located in the Chihuahuan Desert, a 140,000 square mile area in West Texas. It is the county seat of Presidio County in Texas, which is part of the desert area known as the Trans-Pecos. As of the 2010 U.S. census, the 1.6 square mile city has a population of 1,981 people.Full Answer >
Kentucky is located in the Mid-South region of the United States. Neighbors include Ohio and Indiana to the north, Illinois to the northeast, Missouri to the west, Tennessee to the south, and Virginia and West Virginia to the east.Full Answer >
Snowfall occurs in Texas, as it did in Dallas during February 2014, according to CBS News. Annual snowfall occurs during the winter months in northern and western Texas, Wikipedia reports. These areas are subject to snow because they experience colder winters than other parts of the state.Full Answer >