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Living in the coastal plains

The Coastal Plains is the largest of the four regions with over 13 million acres. It is the wettest of all four regions but is prone to drought. The Coastal plains are a strip of land about 100 miles wide and are mostly prairie. This region is known for the state flower the Bluebonnet. There are three major industries oil, fishing and ranching. Farmers grow crops such as cotton, corn and grains. The coastal plains makes up one third of the state. The area has a population of over 4.5 million people. Large cities like Houston are home to many different religions and cultures.