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The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Corsicana is approximately 23770 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,622 (1990), 8586 (2010).
The amount of land area in Corsicana is 53.896 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 3.86 sq kilometers.
The distance from Corsicana to Washington DC is 1228 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 144 miles. (as the crow flies)
Corsicana is positioned 32.08 degrees north of the equator and 96.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Corsicana is the place that oil was first discovered west of the Mississippi. In this town, it is literally true that the city fathers refused to pay a man they hired to drill a wellfor water because he found oil. Thus Corsicana became, around1901 the first Texas oil boom town.
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