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Atlas of Texas



The following maps are from Atlas of Texas, published by the University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Business Research. Copyright 1976 Board of Regents, The University of Texas System. For information on using these maps, see the Materials Usage Statement.

  • Title Page (72K)
  • Six National Flags Flown Over Texas (235K)
  • Contents (312K)
  • Contents Two (224K)
  • Publisher's Foward (178K)
  • Texas Statistical Profile (197K)
  • Author's Preface (178K)

    Location and Physical Setting

  • Global Location of Texas (325K) [p. 3]
  • Great Circle Distances, in Miles, Between Texas and Selected North American Cities (table) (301K) [p. 4]
  • Continental Location of Texas (336K) [p. 5]
  • County, County Seat, and Location (362K) [p. 6] note: location coordinates refer to Counties Map
  • Counties (366K) [p. 7]
  • Physiography (684K) [p. 8]
  • Elevation; Differences in Relief by County [2 maps] (576K) [p. 10]
  • Surface Geology (552K) [p. 11]
  • General Soil Areas (385K)[p. 12]
  • Vegetation Regions (217K)[p. 13]
  • River and Coastal Basins with Major Reservoirs (252K) [p. 14]
  • Minor Fresh Water Aquifers [2 maps] (319K) [p.15]
  • Quality of Surface Water: Concentration of Dissolved Solids; Chemical Composition [2 maps] (475K) [p. 16]
  • Mean Dates of First and Last Frosts; Mean Annual Temperature; Mean Length of Warm Season [4 maps] (570K) [p. 17]
  • Average Dates of First and Last Freeze (table) (312K) [p. 18]
  • Mean Annual Relative Humidity, 6 A.M.; Mean Annual Relative Humidity 6 P.M.; Mean Annual Precipitation; Mean Annual Possible Sunshine [4 maps] (593K) [p. 19]
  • Evaporation Rate: 1940-1957 Mean; Evaporation Rate: 1950-1956 Mean - Drouth; Percentage Frequencies of Wind Directions - January; Percentage Frequencies of Wind Directions - July [4 maps] (253K) [p. 20]
  • Cold Front; Thunderstorm [2 satellite images] (318K) [p. 21]
  • Hurricane; Tropical Depression [2 satellite images] (253K) [p. 22]
  • Tornado [1 photograph] (139K) [p. 24]
  • Memorable Texas Tornados [list]; Where Tornados Occur Most Often [U.S. map] (195K) [p. 25]
  • Climatological Averages and Extremes [table] (270K) [p. 26]

    Culture and History

  • Population Origin Groups in Rural Texas (262K) [p. 29]
  • Leading States of Origin of the Old Stock Anglo-American Population (293K) [p. 30]
  • Church Membership, 1971 (264K) [p. 32]
  • Traditional English Dialects in Folk Speech (224K) [p. 33]
  • Selected Generic Place-Names Describing Streams and Streamcourses (265K) [p. 34]
  • Selected Generic Place-Names for Topographic Features (228K) [p. 35]
  • Selected Generic Place-Names Describing Vegetational Features (231K) [p. 36]
  • Selected Generic Place-Names Describing Settlements (265K) [p. 37]
  • Cultural Attitudes Toward Alcoholic Beverages: Local Liquor Option; Number of Illegal Stills Seized in County [2 maps] (260K) [p. 38]
  • Traditional Building Materials For Folk Houses (181K) [p. 4o]
  • Original Land Survey Types (339K) [p. 41]
  • Traditional Courthouse Squares in County Seat Towns (273K) [p. 42]
  • Ethnolinguistic Distribution of Native Texas Indians, 1500 and 1776 [2 maps] (155K) [p. 43]
  • Routes of Cabeza De Vaca, Coronado, and De Soto and Moscosco (860K) [p. 44]
  • Spanish Missions, Presidios, and Roads in the 17th and 18th Centuries (155K) [p. 45]
  • Land Grants and Political Divisions, 1821-1836 (180K) [p. 46]
  • Texas Revolution, 1835-1836 - Text Description (120K) [p. 47]
  • Texas Revolution, 1835-1836 - The Defense of the Alamo, February 23 - March 6, 1836 (75K) [p. 47]
  • Texas Revolution, 1835-1836 - The Major Movements of Texan and Mexican Military Forces, February - April, 1836 (119K) [p. 47]
  • Texas Revolution, 1835-1836 - The Battle of San Jacinto, April 21, 1836 (145K) [p. 47]
  • Texas Frontier Development, 1841-1843 (97K) [p. 48]
  • Mexican War Battles in Texas and Northern Mexico, 1846-1847 - Text Description (127K) [p. 49]
  • Mexican War Battles in Texas and Northern Mexico, 1846-1847 - Stephen Kearny's Campaign in New Mexico and A.W. Doniphan's Campaign in Chihuahua (147K) [p. 49]
  • Mexican War Battles in Texas and Northern Mexico, 1846-1847 - Taylor's Campaign, March 1846 - February 1847 (69K) [p. 49]
  • Mexican War Battles in Texas and Northern Mexico, 1846-1847 - The Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846 (62K) [p. 49]
  • Mexican War Battles in Texas and Northern Mexico, 1846-1847 - The Battle of Resaca De La Palma, May 9, 1846 (50K) [p. 49]
  • Spanish and French Surnames, 1850 (81K) [p. 50]
  • German Element, 1850 (79K) [p. 50]
  • Frontier Federal Forts and Cattle Trails (232K) Larger JPEG Image (368K)
  • Distribution of Blacks, 1840 (91K) [p. 52]
  • Black Slaves as a Percentage of Total Population, 1840 (104K) [p. 52]
  • Black Slaves as a Percentage of Total Population, 1860 (96K) [p. 53]
  • Blacks as a Precentage of Total Population, 1890 (95K) [p. 53]
  • Vote on Secession, 1861 (204K) [p.54]
  • Federal Military Activity in Texas, 1861-1865 - Text Description (166K) [p. 55]
  • Federal Military Activity in Texas, 1861-1865: Union Troop Movement in South Texas, 1863-1864 (91K) [p. 55]
  • Federal Military Activity in Texas, 1861-1865: The Battle of Galveston, January 1, 1863 (66K) [p. 55]
  • Federal Military Activity in Texas, 1861-1865: The Battle of Sabine Pass, September 8, 1863 (78K) [p. 55]
  • Railroad Lines: 1860, 1881; Railroad Lines: 1909 [2 maps] (247K) [p. 56]

    Population

  • Population by County, 1973 (365K) [p.59]
  • Population Distribution, 1970 (365K) [p. 60]
  • Population by Counties: 1950-1960; 1960-1970 [2 maps] (404K) [p.61]
  • Population Density: 1940, 1970 [2 maps] (269K) [p.62]
  • Population Change by Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas [1 map and SMSA Population Table] (237K) [p.63]
  • Negro Population, 1970: Population by County; Percent of Total County Population [2 maps] (368K) [p.64]
  • Persons of Spanish Language or Spanish Surname, 1970: Population by County; Percent of Total County Population [2 maps] (496K) [p.65]
  • Rural Population: 1940; 1970 [2 maps] (533K) [p.66]
  • Rural-Farm Population, 1970: Population by County; Percent of Total County Population [2 maps] (437K) [p.67]
  • Age Characteristics of Population, 1970: Percent 18-64 Years of Age; Percent Over 65 Years of Age [2 maps]
  • Per Capita Income: 1969; 1972 [2 maps] (499K) [p.70]
  • Nonagricultural Employment, 1970 (523K) [p.71]
  • S.I.C. 70-89 Service Employment, 1975; S.I.C. 50-59 Trade Employment, 1975 [2 maps] (442K) [p.72]
  • S.I.C. 60-67 Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate Employment, 1975; S.I.C. 15-17 Construction Employment, 1975 [2 maps] (394K) [p.73]
  • S.I.C. 40-49 Transportation, Communication, and Public Utility Employment, 1975; S.I.C. 91 Federal Employment 1975 [2 maps] (403K) [p.74]
  • Military Employment by Major Installations, 1974 (365K) [p.75]
  • Location and Population of Texas Cities [table] (306K) [p.76] and Continued (254K) [p.77]
  • Location, Population and Area of Texas Counties [table] (326K) [p.78] and Continued (310K) [p.79]
  • Historical County Populations [table] (280K) [p.80] and Continued (254K) [p.81]
  • Population by County: 1900; 1920; 1940; 1960 [4 maps] (365K) [p.82]

    Transportation, Education, and Recreation
  • Fort Worth Area (201K) [p. 90] [1975]
  • Dallas Area (234K) [p.91] [1975]
  • Houston Area (224K) [p.92] [1975]
  • Galveston Area (145K) [p.93] [1975]
  • Austin Area (163K) [p.94] [1975]
  • San Antonio Area (186K) [p. 94] [1975]
  • Beaumont-Port Arthur-Orange Area (149K) [p. 95] [1975]
  • Lower Rio Grande Valley Area (182K) [p. 96] [1975]
  • Major Newspapers [table] (204K) [p. 97]
  • Radio Stations Broadcasting In Texas [Abilene-Dallas] [table] (318K) [p. 98]
  • Radio Stations Broadcasting In Texas [Dallas-Kingsville] [table] (331K) [p. 99]
  • Radio Stations Broadcasting In Texas [La Grange-Seguin] [table] (314K) [p. 100]
  • Radio Stations Broadcasting In Texas [Seminole-Woodville] [table] (259K) [p. 101]
  • Television Stations Broadcasting In Texas [table] (259K) [p. 101]
  • Education Level, 1970: Male; Female [2 maps] (551K) [p. 102]
  • Enrollment in Elementary, Junior High And High Schools, By County, Fall 1975 [3 maps] (362K) [p. 105]
  • State And Federal Parks And Wildlife Areas (328K) [p. 106]
  • Texas Tourist Industry [tables] (372K) [p. 108]
  • Public Museums By County [tables] [Anderson County-Garza County] (313K), [Gillespie County-Nacogdoches County] (408K) and [Navarro County-Young County] (305K)[p. 109-111]
  • Representative Texas Wildlife [illustrations of Raccoon, Bobcat, White-Tailed Deer, Coyote](430K) and [illustrations of Nine-Banded Armadillo, Wild Turkey, Javelina, Bobwhite Quail] (542K) [p. 112-113]
  • Motion Pictures Made In Texas, 1923-1975 [map and table] (416K) [p. 114]

    Agriculture
  • Agricultural Regions (253K) [p. 117]
  • Agricultural Employment: 1930; 1940; 1960; 1970 [4 maps] (491K) [p. 118]
  • Number of Tractors, 1969; Market Value of Farm Machinery, 1969 [2 maps] (253K) [p. 119]
  • Dollar Value of Crops and Livestock, 1974; Government Payments, 1974 [2 maps] (474K) [p. 120]
  • Dollar Value of Crops, 1974; Dollar Value of Livestock, 1974 [2 maps] (537K) [p. 121]
  • Irrigated Acreage: 1958; 1974 [2 maps] (509K) [p. 122]
  • Type of Irrigation: Ground-water; Surface-water [2 maps] (537K) [p. 123]
  • Melons and Vegetables, 1974 Harvested Acreage: Green Peppers, Tomatoes, Cabbage, Carrots [4 maps] (253K) [p. 124]
  • Melons and Vegetables, 1974 Harvested Acreage: Onions, Potatoes, Cantaloupe, Watermelon [4 maps] (312K) [p. 125]
  • Selected Tree Crops, 1974 Production: Grapefruit, Oranges, Peaches, Pecans (328K) [p. 126]
  • Cotton Production: 1899; 1929; 1965; 1974 [4 maps] (438K) [p. 127]
  • Grain Sorghum Production: 1899; 1929; 1965; 1974 [4 maps] (438K) [p. 128]
  • Peanut Production: 1899; 1929; 1965; 1974 [4 maps] (383K) [p. 129]
  • Rice Production: 1899; 1929; 1965; 1974 [4 maps] (326K) [p. 130]
  • Wheat Production: 1899; 1929; 1964; 1974 [4 maps] (386K) [p. 131]
  • Oat Production, 1974; Soybean Prodution, 1974 [2 maps] (387K) [p. 132]
  • Hay Production, 1974; Corn Production, 1974 [2 maps] (419K) [p. 133]
  • Number of Cattle and Calves: 1900; 1930; 1964; 1974 [4 maps] (555K) [p. 134]
  • Milk Prodution: 1930; 1974 [2 maps] (402K) [p. 135]
  • Number of Horses, Mules, and Ponies: 193;, 1969 [2 maps] (253K) [p. 136]
  • Number of Hogs and Pigs: 1930; 1974 [2 maps] (501K) [p. 137]
  • Number of Sheep and Lambs: 1930; 1974 [2 maps] (419K) [p. 138]
  • Number of Angora Goats and Kids: 1930; 1974 [2 maps] (372K) [p. 139]
  • Number of Chickens: 1930; 1969 [2 maps] (355K) [p. 140]
  • Number of Turkeys: 1930; 1969 [2 maps] (253K) [p. 141]
  • The East Texas Forest Industry: Primary Wood-Using Plants and Major Forest Types; Saw Log Production by County, 1974; Round Pulpwood Production by county, 1974; Veneer Log Production by County, 1974 [4 maps] (253K) [p. 142]

    Mining and Manufacturing

  • Mineral Production, 1973; Value of Mineral Production, 1973 (including oil and gas) [2 maps] (355K) [p. 145]
  • Energy Resources [Bituminous coal-bearing strata/Lignite-bearing strata/Active Lignite Mine; Major Oil Fields/Major Natural Gas Fields; Uranium Deposits/Potential Geothermal Resources] [3 maps] (206K) [p. 146]
  • Crude Oil Production, 1974; Natural Gas Production, 1974 [2 maps] (270K) [p. 147]
  • Oil and Gas County Statistics [table] (269K) [p. 148] and Continued [p.149]
  • S.I.C. 10-14 Employment in Mineral Production, 1975; S.I.C. 13 Employment in Oil and Gas Production, 1975 [2 maps] (206K) [p. 327]
  • Power Plants in Texas [table](264K) [p. 151]
  • Manufacturing Plants, 1975 (218K) [p. 152]
  • Large Manufacturing Plants, 1975: 250 or More Employees (129K) [p. 153]
  • Value Added by Manufacture: 1963; 1967; 1972 [3 maps] (189K) [p. 154]
  • S.I.C. 19-39 Manufacturing Employment, 1975 (364K) [p. 155]
  • S.I.C. 13 Natural Gas Products, 1975; S.I.C. 20 Food and Kindred Products, 1975 [2 maps] (318K) [p. 156]
  • S.I.C. 20 Food and Kindred Products, 1975: 50 or More Employees; S.I.C. 2082 & 2086 Bottled and Canned Beverages, 1975: 50 or More Employees [2 maps] (207K) [p. 157]
  • S.I.C. 202 Dairy Products, 1975: 50 or More Employees; S.I.C. 201, 2091 & 2092 Meat, Poultry, and Seafood Processing, 1975: 50 or More Employees [2 maps] (221K) [p. 158]
  • S.I.C. 207 Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils, 1975: 50 or More Employees; S.I.C. 205 Bakery Products, 1975: 50 or More Employees [2 maps] (218K) [p. 159]
  • S.I.C. 204 Flour and Grain Mill Products, 1975: 50 or More Employees; S.I.C. 22 Textile Mill Products, 1975 [2 maps] (184K) [p. 160]
  • S.I.C. 23 Apparel and Related Products, 1975; S.I.C. 23 Apparel and Related Products, 1975: 50 or More Employees [2 maps] (289K) [p. 162]
  • S.I.C. 26 Paper and Allied Products, 1975; S.I.C. 27 Printing and Publishing, 1975 [2 maps] (241K) [p. 165]
  • S.I.C. 28 Chemicals and Allied Products, 1975; S.I.C. 28 Chemicals and Allied Products, 1975: 50 or More Employees [2 maps] (275K) [p. 166]
  • S.I.C. 281 Industrial Inorganic Chemicals, 1975; S.I.C. 282 Plastics, Synthetic Resins, Rubber, and Man-Made Fibers, 1975; S.I.C. 283 Drugs, 1975; S.I.C. 284 Detergents, Cleaning Preparations, and Cosmetics, 1975 [4 maps] (194K) [p. 167]
  • S.I.C. 285 Paints, Varnishes, and Allied Products, 1975; S.I.C. 286 Industrial Organic Chemicals, 1975; S.I.C. 287 Agricultural Chemicals, 1975; S.I.C. 289 Miscellaneous Chemical Products, 1975 [4 maps] (264K) [p. 168]
  • S.I.C. 29 Petroleum Refining and Related Products, 1975 [map] and Petroleum Refining Capacity in Texas [table] (166K) [p. 169]
  • S.I.C. 30 Rubber and Plastic Products, 1975; S.I.C. 32 Stone, Clay and Glass Products, 1975 [2 maps] (323K) [p. 170]
  • S.I.C. 3241, 3275, 321-323 Cement, Gypsum, and Glass, 1975; S.I.C. 38 Instruments and Related Products, 1975 [2 maps] (199K) [p. 171]
  • S.I.C. 33 Primary Metal Products, 1975; Metal Smelting and Refining, 1975 [2 maps] (242K) [p. 172]
  • S.I.C. 34 Fabricated Metal Products, 1975; S.I.C. 3411 & 3221 Metal Cans and Glass Containers, 1975 [2 maps] (290K) [p. 173]
  • S.I.C. 35 Nonelectrical Machinery, 1975; S.I.C. 35 Nonelectrical Machinery, 1975: 50 or More Employees [2 maps] (210K) [p. 174]
  • S.I.C. 3533 Oil Field Machinery and Equipment, 1975; S.I.C. 3585 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Equipment, 1975 [2 maps] (264K) [p. 175]
  • S.I.C. 37 Transportation Equipment, 1975; S.I.C. 3792 Travel Trailers and Campers, 1975 [2 maps] (196K) [p. 177]
  • S.I.C. 2451 Mobile Homes, 1975; S.I.C. 373 Boat and Shipbuilding, 1975 [2 maps] (149K) [p. 178]
  • S.I.C. 372 Aircraft and Parts, 1975; S.I.C. 39 Miscellaneous Manufacturing, 1975 [2 maps] (274K) [p. 179]