Mexia, TX

Mexia is a city in Limestone County, Texas, United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.2 square miles (13 km2), all land. The city's motto, based on the fact that outsiders tend to mispronounce the name [ˈmɛksiə], is "A great place, no matter how you pronounce it." Mexia was founded as a town in the 19th century. Inhabitants occupied the Fort Parker settlement near the Navasota river. The area is near where the rolling hills of the great plains begin. The hills provided grazing land for the buffalo herds, which plains Indians depended upon for sustainance. Many hunting artifacts from Native American people have been found in the creek beds and draws around Mexia.

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