Gulf coast

A beach

How long is it?

The Gulf Coast stretches along the Gulf of Mexico for hundreds of miles. Cities such as Corpus Christi, Galveston, and Houston are in the Gulf Coast region.

Common Wildlife

Battle between Texas and Mexico

In 1836, Texans and Mexicans fought an important battle in the Gulf Coast region during the Texas War for Independence from Mexico. The battle was fought at San Jacinto, near what is now Houston. The Texans won the battle and the Mexicans surrendered. Afterwards, Texas became independent from Mexico.
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