I learn something new every day. I was today years old when I learned some of these facts about Texas. I'm a native Texan and a couple of these still took me by surprise. That being the case, I had to share some of these with you.

The Lone Star State is so much more than what meets the eye. Texas is home to incredible people doing incredible things. From the invention of Dr. Pepper in Waco to the designer of the Texas flag being unknown, this state has its mysteries and hidden gems.

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Did you know that Texas is bigger than any country in Europe? It's true. With its 258,620 square miles, it falls short only to Alaska in terms of mass. To put things into perspective, there are some ranches in Texas that are bigger than the state of Rhode Island. Ranches. Now that's some landmass. If you're like me, you enjoy learning something new about the state. The Culture Trip has released some amazingly unique facts about Texas. Keep scrolling to see how many of these you know.

Look: 10 Amazing Facts About Texas That Will Blow Your Mind

I've said it many times before. I'm really big on the more you know. I enjoy knowing miscellaneous facts and like most, I learn something new all the time. Frozen margarita machines were invented in Dallas? Who knew?

Yep, Texas certainly is filled with some amazing folks making incredible things happen. Speaking of amazing things in Texas, you've got to lay your eyes on what's below. Keep scrolling to check out this pumpkin paradise.

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