Texas flag facts you might not have known

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Texas flag 101

It is one of the most recognizable flags in North America, but see if you knew some of these interesting facts about the Texas flag:

  • The original designer of the flag is unknown.
  • The red represents bravery, the blue represents loyalty and the white represents purity.
  • The colors must be identical to the ones on the American flag.
  • Texas has had three official national or state flags during its existence.
  • The flag's design is responsible for the Lone Star State nickname.
  • It is the only state flag that was also the flag of a country.
  • A 2001 state flag poll ranked Texas' design second best behind New Mexico.