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Mexia ( /məˈheɪ.ə/ mə-hay-ə or /məˈhɛər/ mə-hair) is a city in Limestone County, Texas, United States. The population was 6,552 at the 2008 census.
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.”
Named after General José Antonio Mexía, a Hispanic hero for the Republic of Texas Army during the Texas Revolution, the town was founded near his estate. Nearby attractions include Fort Parker Historical recreation, the Confederate Reunion grounds, and Mexia State Supported Living Center (formerly Mexia State School), which began as a prisoner of war camp for members of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel’s Afrika Korps during World War II.
Mexia is also home to the Mexia Public Schools Museum, one of a few museums dedicated to the historical and social significance of a Texas public school system.
Mexia hosts a large Juneteenth celebration every year.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city…

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