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The beautiful city of Waco is located in the State of Texas. It is the 2nd largest state of the United States of America as per land. In terms of population, it beats them all and lands itself as the number 1 US state. The city of Houston is the largest city of Texas. The state of Texas has a nickname of Lone Star State. It signifies Texas' status of an independent republic. Due to the large Spanish and Mexican population, the culture of the state is heavily influenced by the South American culture which is why Texas is the first thing that comes to the mind when we hear the word 'cowboy'. The state has long been known as the center of the cattle industry in America. The oil disco vies of 1900s changed the fate of the state forever and the state's exports boomed. The prosperity can be well seen in the city of Waco as well. The total area of the city of Waco, as per the United States Census Bureau, is 95.4 miles square, of which about 83.9 miles square is land and the rest 11.34 % is water. The total population of the city, as per the stats of 2007 was 122,222, of which 51.1 % are non Hispanic Whites. Just like everywhere else in the State of Texas, Hispanics make the biggest minority of with 23.6 % in the city of Waco as well. The climate of the city is extreme. Summers are long and hot. The temperatures can reach as much as 112 F in the months of August and September. Precipitation rate is highest in May, about 4.5 inches. July and August are the sunniest months. Snowfall is not uncommon either. December and January can receive as much as 1 inch of snow annually.