We're all familiar with many of the horror movies based in the Lone Star State. There's the one about a guy with a chainsaw that has spawned several sequels and remakes. There's another one about a town the dreaded the time after sunset. Something I didn't realize is just how good Texas is for filming a horror movie in.

In fact, Texas ranks in the top 10 states to film horror movies in, and landed near the top.

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According to a study recently conducted by InsureMyTrip, Texas is the state with the second most horror movies filmed within its borders. Number one is obviously California. It's hard to beat Hollywood at their own game, I suppose.

According to those who did the research, what makes Texas so attractive for filmmakers is the landscape. We've got it all from forests and plains, to beaches and mountains.

Add in the absolutely wild history of this place, and it does seem like a pretty good spot to tell a scary story. The most popular town to film a horror movie in, in the Lone Star State, is Missouri City, Texas.

Whatever it is they're doing in Missouri City is working. There's been over 90 horror films that list it as a filming location.

The study states that well over 1,000 horror movies can claim to have been filmed on a location somewhere in the Lone Star State. I wonder how accurate that is though. What about all of the independent movies that get made? Do all of them get counted? I imagine that number could be way higher.

Test Your Texas: How Many of These Jeopardy! Questions Can You Answer?

Jeopardy! as we know it has been on the air since 1984, but the show got its start way back 1964.

Over the decades, the writers have managed to keep coming up with challenging questions to test the intellectual might of America's best and brightest (and sometimes softball questions for celebrities).

Texas is a place packed with personality, culture, and history, and there've been hundreds of questions/answers about the Lone Star State. Let's take a look at a few recent ones, and keep an eye out because we'll add more soon to test your Texas trivia skills and challenge newcomers.

How many of these can you get right without Googling?

Gallery Credit: Aaron Savage, Townsquare Media Killeen-Temple

Can You Guess These Towns From Their Satellite Photos?

I'm always down for a good brain challenge. This one however got the best of me.
It's always a fun time looking up address or cities and seeing them from a satellite point of view. You start pointing out landmarks and things you recognize.

One thing you don't account for however is something looking bigger or smaller than you seemed to think it was. So we started grabbing a bunch of these satellite pictures of cities and towns around Amarillo.

As we looked at them, we thought to ourselves, "how fun would this be to actually have to GUESS what these places are?". So away we went.

Go ahead and try to see how many you can guess correctly!

Gallery Credit: Sarah Clark

Visit These 16 Texas Cities And Towns At Least Once As A Texan

It's a fact that Texas is a huge state and because of its size, there are also a lot of things to see, visit and experience in The Lone Star State. Both Texas visitors and Texans alike should visit our awesome cities and attractions. By no means are these all the activities in these wonderful cities. They're just a few examples of things to do.

Gallery Credit: Lucky Larry

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