By: Herbert Fletcher

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: August 1, 1995

The term Texan is generally used to apply to a citizen of the state of Texas. The official date of the entry of Texan into English (1860) is late, its de facto use approximating the advent of statehood. See also TEXIAN.

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Herbert Fletcher, “Texan,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 25, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/texan.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

August 1, 1995