Flag of Texas
Texas Flag Description:
The flag of Texas consists of a white horizontal stripe on top of an equal sized red stripe. There is a blue vertical stripe on the left of the flag with a white, five pointed star in the center of it.
Texas Flag Meaning:
The red, white and blue colors are the same ones used in the US national flag. Blue symbolizes loyalty, white stands for purity and red represents bravery.
Texas Flag History:
The flag was originally adopted on Jan. 24, 1839, as the flag of the Republic of Texas. When Texas was admitted to the United States, in December 1845, it was adopted as the state flag. The current flag dates from Aug. 30, 1993. Texas is the 28th state of the union, gaining statehood on Dec. 29, 1845.
Interesting Texas Facts:
Texas' state nickname is the Lone Star State.
The flag is called the Lone Star flag.
It isn't known who designed the flag of Texas.