Life In Texas

IASIS’ Texas hospitals are all located in vibrant cities. With more than 300 days a year of sunshine and blue skies, Texas is ideal for anyone who loves an active, carefree lifestyle. The people here are easygoing and make you feel welcome. With excellent school systems, beautiful residential communities and plenty to see and do, it’s no wonder Texas continues to be one of the fastest growing states in America.

Odessa, TX

Odessa is a vibrant, energetic city in West Texas that boasts fresh air, inspiring sunsets and friendly people. A city known for cowboys, culture, oil and everything in between, Odessa offers a unique balance between the benefits of a small town – such as a moderate cost of living and a high quality of life, and the benefits of a large community – such as high-quality educational, cultural and health care facilities. Located at the strategic crossroads of U.S. Interstate Highway 20, a main east/west route, and U.S. Highway 385, a main north/south route, the Odessa is ideally situated to capitalize on the growing state and national economies.

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San Antonio, TX

San Antonio is the seventh-largest city in the United States and the second-largest city within the state of Texas, and is famous for Spanish missions, the Alamo, the River Walk, SeaWorld and Six Flags Fiesta Texas theme parks, as well as home to the four-time NBA champion San Antonio Spurs. With a population of 1.33 million, the city is located in the American Southwest and the south–central part of Texas, has a strong military presence and is home to five Fortune 500 companies.

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Houston, TX

Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States and the largest city in the state of Texas. Houston hosts three major professional league teams, NASA’s Johnson Space Center, where the Mission Control Center is located, an active visual and performing arts Theater District, more than 330 parks and a growing international community. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the city had a population of 2.1 million people and only New York City is home to more Fortune 500 companies.

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Port Arthur, TX

Port Arthur is 90 miles from Houston in Southeast Texas. Along with the neighboring cities of Beaumont and Orange, it makes up what is known as the Golden Triangle.
The Golden Triangle is where Louisiana Cajun meets Texas cowboy. They are communities that will make you feel right at home, from bird watching and botanical, swamps and gators, to the Gulf of Mexico.
Southeast Texas has long been a place of fascination by visitors. The cities that took root here hail to the cultural influence of the French and Spanish explorers. There are very significant milestones in American history that came to pass on the Gulf of Mexico shoreline. Civil War battles were fought in Sabine Pass, Texas’ first oil well, The Lucas Gusher, blew in Beaumont in 1901.

Southeast Texas is also known for its vast array of seafood. With the Golden Triangle being on the Gulf Coast, the shrimping and fishing brings in an abundance of seafood to our local restaurants as well as being shipped all over the United States. In Southeast Texas, the taste in food is the same as the style of living – Bold & Fun. The Golden Triangle serves up some of the South’s most mouth-watering good food in the nation.

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Texarkana, TX

Texarkana is really two cities located in the northeast corner of Texas and the southwest corner of Arkansas and offers a wide variety of annual events and festivals, performing arts, art exhibits, professional baseball and outdoor recreation. A thriving metro-center serving nineteen counties in four states, Texarkana’s diversified economy is supported by manufacturing, agriculture, medicine, transportation, education and retail.

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