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  Victoria, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Victoria is the cathedral city of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Victoria in Texas.
Victoria is a regional transportation hub for the surrounding counties with local access to major large and small freight carriers, Victoria Regional Airport, railway terminals, the shallow draft Port of Victoria, and the deep water Port of Port Lavaca-Point Comfort.
It is served by Victoria Regional Airport and the Port of Victoria.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Victoria,_Texas   (1536 words)

 Victoria County, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Victoria County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas.
It is included in the Victoria, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area.
It is a part of the Victoria, Texas, metropolitan statistical area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Victoria_County,_Texas   (393 words)

 Victoria, Texas Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Victoria, Texas, known as the South Texas Crossroads is one of the oldest cities in Texas.
A community with vision, yet pride in her past, Victoria has managed to greet the 21st century with enthusiasm, while still maintaining the old charm of her heritage and architecture.
Victoria is an extremely active community with over 200 clubs and organizations, and numerous festivals and events.
www.victoriatexasinfo.com   (93 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
Victoria, centrally located in Victoria County at the convergence of U.S. highways 59, 77, and 87, is the county seat, the largest city in the central coastal region, and the commercial focus of the surrounding counties.
Because Victoria County constitutes the Victoria MSA, statistical data since 1981 for the county and the MSA are identical.
Victoria, the core city and county seat, serves as the commercial focus for the counties surrounding the Victoria MSA.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/VV/hdv1.html   (2744 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
Victoria was among the original twenty-three counties established by the First Congress of the Republic of Texas on March 17, 1836.
Victoria County served as a transportation, military, and supply center during the war, since its major town was on a branch of the Cotton Road, which provided access to guns, ammunition, medicine, and supplies from Mexico in exchange for crops.
The Victoria Barge Canal was the outgrowth of the original Intracoastal Canal Association established locally in 1905; Congress did not authorize the construction of a barge canal, except for the dredging of the Guadalupe River, until 1945.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/VV/hcv3.html   (3621 words)

 themusicedge.com :: Victoria Acosta: Texas Star   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Seventh-grade student Victoria Acosta is already a star in the world of music—and already has a lot of star power behind her.
Victoria is an accomplished Mariachi singer but her passion lies in singing catchy pop tunes.
Victoria: My earliest memories of music was when I was 6 years old singing in front of the fireplace pretending I was a huge star performing for a huge audience.
www.themusicedge.com /moxie/news/girlsrock/victoria-acosta-texas-sta.shtml   (1423 words)

 Relocating and Moving to Victoria, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Location: Victoria is situated 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico on the mid-Texas Gulf Coast and serves as a regional hub for its citizens.
The County Seat, Victoria, the largest city in the central coastal region, and the commercial focus of the surrounding counties, is also one of the state's old, historic cities.
The Victoria Advocate, the state's second oldest existing newspaper, first appeared in 1846 and by 1897 was publishing a daily edition.
www.drelocation.com /Texas/victoria/victoria.htm   (575 words)

 Recreation Victoria Texas
Victoria is ideal for water recreation, three lakes just a short drive away and the Gulf of Mexico for salt water recreation is as close as 30 minutes away.
Located in Riverside Park, the Texas Zoo is nicknamed the "National Zoo of Texas" by the Texas Legislature, the Texas Zoo treats visitors to a wide array of animals indigenous to Texas.
The Texas Zoo is one of the few zoos in the United States to have a Red Wolf in it's collection of animals.
www.gregspears.com /recreation/recreation.html   (734 words)

 Victoria Texas.
Victoria was founded in 1824 on a ford of the Guadalupe River.
Victoria lends itself to exploration on weekends since traffic is drawn off by a commercial strip of businesses on highway 77 North.
But her few words touched me enough to look up Victoria, Texas, on the internet and see if it was anywhere near Austin where I graduated from the the great University of Texas and even worked for the great State of Texas for awhile.
www.texasescapes.com /TexasGulfCoastTowns/VictoriaTexas/VictoriaTexas.htm   (1187 words)

 Texas Online: Victoria, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It was one of the first three towns incorporated by the Republic of Texas.
VICTORIA MEMORIAL SQUARE - Landmark is an old grist mill; hand shaped logs fastened by wooden pegs and homemade nails of early German farmers.
South Texas winds once turned giant blades, grinding corn into feed for livestock, or cornmeal for the family table.
texas-on-line.com /graphic/victoria.htm   (324 words)

 History of Victoria, Texas
Margaret Hays Trudeau moved to Victoria from Louisiana in the 1820's and was granted a league of land above the community.
Margaret Heffeman was born in Ireland and migrated to Texas in 1829 with her mother, father, and siblings.
Her fist husband, Harrison Dunbar, was shot to death in Victoria as a result of a local dispute.
www.erarealty.net /victoriahistory.asp   (988 words)

 The Victoria College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
She is a former board member of Victoria Preservation, Inc. and the Victoria County Historical Commission; a certified Texas Master Gardener and officer of the Victoria County Master Gardener Association; a past president of the Victoria 100 Club, and a Development Advisory Board Member of Adopt-A-Pet of Victoria.
Peter Paul Rojas, M.D. Dr. Peter Paul Rojas was born in Victoria, Texas and is the ninth of nine children.
She served as the executive director of the Victoria Adult Literacy Council form 1990 to 1995 and was a founding board member of the Cultural Council of Victoria and Hospice of South Texas.
www.victoriacollege.edu /dept/dev/foundation.html   (2991 words)

 Victoria Economic Development Corporation :: A Regional Partnership
The Victoria Economic Development Corporation (VEDC) looks forward to providing you with the critical information you need to make an informed, correct decision for your site location in Victoria, TX and the Golden Crescent Region.
Victoria, TX region provides business and industry the transportation infrastructure, higher education, burgeoning retail trade sector and a divergent, hard-working labor force that you will need to succeed and prosper.
Victoria, TX For personal assistance please contact the Victoria Economic Development Corporation at 361-485-3190, 800-765-8198, or vedc@victoriaedc.com
www.victoriaedc.com   (161 words)

 Victoria, Texas Zoo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Established in 1976, the Texas Zoo is young and growing.
In 1984, the Texas Legislature recognized the zoo's unique concept and contributions to wildlife conservation by proclaiming the Texas Zoo to be "The National Zoo of Texas".
Many endangered species also stay at the Texas Zoo, such as the nearly non existent Red Wolf, Victoria's Texas Zoo is one of the few zoos in the world to have 2 Red Wolves and to have had litters of pups.
www.texasoutside.com /victoria/victoriatexaszoo.htm   (179 words)

 Victoria Texas - A Texas coastal bend guide for visitors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Victoria's history dates back to 1685 when Rene Robert Cavalier, Sieur De LaSalle established Fort St. Louis as a French settlement on the western bank of Garcitas Creek in Victoria County.
Victoria became the 3rd chartered city in Texas in 1824.
Visitors enjoy the Memorial Square, The Victoria Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, The Texas Zoo (The National Zoo of Texas), McNamara House, a historical museum and the Nave Museum, dedicated to the arts.
www.coastalbendtexas.com /victoria.html   (124 words)

 TXGenWeb Victoria County, Texas Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Victoria was settled as a colony of Martin de Leon in 1824 under the Mexican government.
In 1836 it became an original County of the Republic of Texas.
Museum of the Coastal Bend Victoria's newest museum, developed to showcase the rich multi-cultural heritage and archaeology of the mid-coastal region of Texas.
www.viptx.net /vcgs   (696 words)

 Victoria Chamber of Commerce :: Promote Victoria, Texas Businesses Through Diverse Partnerships
The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce is a local business membership organization that promotes community services, education programs and special events in Victoria to enhance every member's ability to conduct their business successfully.
Young Professionals of Victoria is a social group aimed at retaining young professionals in the Victoria area by creating a safe atmosphere to meet new friends.
Victoria received one of 11 grants awarded to implement new or enhance existing voluntary recycling activities by KTB affiliates.
www.victoriachamber.org   (764 words)

 Martín de León, Founder of Victoria, Texas
He died a poor man. Félix and his famity had to leave Victoria and move to Louisiana to survive from all the hatred and killings that were launched against them.
Returning to Victoria, Texas he died in 1850, shortly after Texas was admitted to the United States.
Plácidos nephew, Plácido Benavides was the founder of Benavides, Texas.
www.tamu.edu /ccbn/dewitt/deleon4.htm   (1582 words)

 Gabriel Project, Victoria Diocese, Texas
The Respect Life Program of the Diocese of Victoria works to instill respect and reverence for all human life, and to bring about a conversion of heart and mind for all to be open to God's special gift of life.
The goal of the Gabriel Project is to encourage the church to be the Good Samaritan to the woman faced with a crisis pregnancy.
Their devotion and dedication to serving our Lord has been the success of the Gabriel Project helping mothers in a crisis pregnancy and spreading the news of being the Good Samaritan to others.
www.victoriadiocese.org /lighthouse/gp.htm   (701 words)

 Victoria Texas Online - Our Victoria Homepage
This site was created to organize information on our hometown, Victoria, TX.
Victoria Texas Online features local weather, news, and a hometown directory.
These resources are designed to effectively communicate and replicate the hometown atmosphere and environment that we Victorians have come to know and love.
www.victoriatexasonline.com   (64 words)

 Victoria Advocate - Homepage
DALLAS - Evidence of global trouble lurks in the bays of coastal Texas.
The brackish water that circulates between marshes and barrier islands - water that has sheltered and nourished a rich soup of marine life for millennia - is changing, and fast.
Larry Janik is an Nuisance Control Hunter for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, who "takes the alligator out." [more]
www.thevictoriaadvocate.com   (117 words)

 Victoria Economic Development Corporation :: A Regional Partnership
One of the VEDC’s greatest resources is the Victoria Partnership.
When Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner Susan Combs learned of the meeting, she opted to hold one of her town hall meetings with the Partnership and joined us in
The Victoria Partnership is clearly in the right place at the right time with the right agenda.
www.victoriaedc.com /index.php?module=ContentExpress&file=index&func=display&ceid=117&meid=139   (279 words)

 Victoria County Homes for Sale. Real Estate in Victoria County, Texas
Then contact any of the Texas Real Estate Agents for professional assistance finding your Texas area home.
Click on the Victoria cities that you are interested in or search all Real Estate in Victoria County:
So whether you are wondering what your home value is, looking for an agent to help you buy or sell your real estate, or just looking to browse properties in your area, it's all right here.
www.homes.com /Real_Estate/TX/County/VICTORIA   (277 words)

 Victoria, Texas
Several historical markers and graves in the Evergreen Cemetery (Red River and Vine Sts.) cite the de Leon family, who were very prominent in early Texas colonization.
Today, Victoria is a major industrial and agricultural crossroads of South Texas; also the home of Victoria College and the University of Houston at Victoria.
Named for Royston Nave, the native Texas artist who achieved critical acclaim and distinction in New York City art circles in the 1920's.
www.lnstar.com /mall/txtrails/victoria.htm   (275 words)

The Texas Zoo is a recreational, educational, and fun adventure
to be a South Texas tradition since 1976.
The Texas Zoo promotes the conservation of wildlife and native plants
www.texaszoo.org   (136 words)

 Victoria Advocate Mall Victoria Texas TX    (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Victoria Mall.com is your free local community advocate portal for the Victoria Texas area.
Our free service includes a complete listing of websites in the Victoria Texas area, as well as many other useful local items of interest in the Victoria Texas area.
This website is completely free and is being donated by Victoria Web Design.
www.victoriamall.com   (72 words)

 Victoria Bach Festival - June 17-23, 2007
Be one of the first in Texas to experience this powerful and dramatic work.
The VBF Orchestra and Chorus will collaborate with singers of Conspirare and guest singers from the Texas State Chorale of Texas State University, San Marcos.
There's always music in the air along the Gulf Coast in Victoria, Texas during the annual Victoria Bach Festival.
www.victoriabachfestival.org   (304 words)

 Victoria, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The First-class La Quinta Inn Victoria is in an area known as the South Texas Crossroads, near the banks of the Guadalupe River.
Welcome to the Best Value Inn and Suites of Victoria, Texas, located in the commerce and entertainment center of the Texas Gulf Coast's Golden Crescent.
The hotel is located in Calhoun County, one of the largest peninsulas on the Texas Gulf Coast.
victoria.yptexas.com /hotels.html   (313 words)

 Victoria, Texas (TX) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hotels, hospitals, schools, crime
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Victoria, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
On 2/9/1966, a category 3 tornado 24.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
www.city-data.com /city/Victoria-Texas.html   (1315 words)

 Victoria, Texas Guide to Local Hotels, Lodging, Restaurants, Real Estate, Car Rentals and Area Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Victoria, Texas Guide to Local Hotels, Lodging, Restaurants, Real Estate, Car Rentals and Area Information
Each week, vote for the Victoria Advocate advertiser you believe has predicted high school, college and pro football game wins with the greatest accuracy.
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victoria.texas.com   (138 words)

 Victoria County Tax Office
In addition, as an agent of the Texas Department of Transportation, the assessor-collector is responsible for the registration and licensing of motor vehicles owned by residents of the county.
The Victoria County Tax Assessor-Collector also issues permits for the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
Property values are set by the Victoria County Appraisal District.
www.victoriacountytx.org /departments/tax/tax.htm   (113 words)

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