Texas vs Oklahoma - US state comparison

Texas is almost four times the size of Oklahoma. Moreover, Texas is the second largest state in the US.


Texas - over 30 million Oklahoma - over 4 million


Texas - Austin Oklahoma - Oklahoma city

Capital city

Texas - Houston Oklahoma - Oklahoma city

Largest city

Texas - Guadalupe Peak (8,751 ft/2,667 meters)  Oklahoma - Black Mesa (4,973 ft/1,516 meters)

Highest natural point

Texas has a long coastline with the Gulf of Mexico. Oklahoma does not have a coastline.

Texas has a long 1,254 mile international border with Mexico. There is no international border in Oklahoma.

Texas became a state of the US in 1845 (as the 28th state). Oklahoma became a state of the US in 1907 (as the 46th state).

Texas is nicknamed the Lone star state. Oklahoma is nicknamed the Sooner state.

Texas - Big Bend National Park, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, etc.  Oklahoma - Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Beavers Bend Resort Park, etc.

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