- Texas Coastal Bend
The Texas Coastal Bend refers to the flat area of land along the
Texascoast. It is home to many cities including Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Rockport, Kingsville, Port Lavaca, Galveston, Victoria, and Houston. The Coastal Bend includes the barrier islands of Texas and the Laguna Madre.
The Texas Coastal Bend enjoys a rich culture with a mix of Hispanic and Anglo traditions. Rockport is at the center of the bend's culture with countless numbers of art museums and galleries. [ [http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/RR/hgr5.html] "Handbook of Texas Online" June 6, 2001 ]
The Coastal Bend is a habitat for many types of wildlife.
Aransas National Wildlife Refugeis among the most prominent centers for wildlife. Wildlife found in the area includes: the rare Whooping Cranes, Alligators, Armadillosand numerous other species of wildlife. [ [http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/AA/gka3.html] "Handbook of Texas Online" June 6, 2001 ]
List of geographical regions in Texas
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