If you are looking through listings for Texas apartments, you’ll want to know some things about the regions in this large state so you have a feel for where you want to move. There are seven distinct areas of the state, each with their own appeal, and each with a slightly different feel to them. Here they are, along with a brief idea of what they are like so you can get an overall picture of the state:
- Hill Country. Here you’ll find rolling hills (hence the name) music and ranches. The City of Austin is located here.
- The Gulf Coast. This region is so named for its location; along the Gulf of Mexico. It has 624 miles of coastline.
- Big Bend Country. Characterized by desert landscape, this area of Texas has over 1,170,000 acres of wilderness.
- Panhandle Plains. Here you’ll find a big sky, open spaces and rolling plains.
- Piney Woods. Atypical Texas. Here you’ll see pine trees galore and more.
- Prairies and Lakes. An area with some of the big cities, including Fort Worth and Dallas.
- South Texas Plains. The southeast corner of the Rio Grande Valley. This area includes San Antonio.