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Texas Superlatives

Answer the following questions about superlatives of the U.S. state of Texas.
For the river, name the longest river that flows through or along the border of Texas by total length of the river, not just its length in Texas.
For the lakes, name the largest lakes in or bordering Texas by total surface area.
* Currently dammed, but was the largest natural lake in the state before the dam was built.
For temperature records, name either the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit or the location where that temperature was recorded.
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Last updated: January 16, 2023
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First submittedJanuary 10, 2023
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Highest Point
Guadalupe Peak
Longest River
Rio Grande
*Largest Natural Lake
Caddo Lake
Largest Man-Made Lake
Toledo Bend Reservoir
Largest Island
Padre Island
Largest County (Area)
Brewster
Largest County (Population)
Harris
Largest City Proper
Houston
Largest Urban Agglomeration
Dallas / Fort Worth
Oldest continuously inhabited settlement
San Antonio
Largest four-year college or university (by total enrollment)
Texas A&M University
Busiest Airport
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
Most Visited National Park
Big Bend
All-Time Highest Recorded Temperature (°F)
120°F (Monahans)
All-Time Lowest Recorded Temperature (°F)
-23°F (Seminole)
3 Comments
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Level 81
Jan 10, 2023
I would change the question regarding the lowest point to something else. The Gulf isn’t really in Texas, and that as the answer never crossed my mind.
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Level 95
Jan 11, 2023
That is the lowest point in Texas according to the USGS.
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Level 95
Jan 11, 2023
After thinking about it, I decided to remove that question. Based on the answer stats for this and other quizzes in this series, most people don't think of the ocean as a possible lowest point in a state.