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Deadliest Recorded Hurricanes in Texas Since 1844 - 2001 (25 or more deaths)

  Storm              Year           Category         Deaths
Texas (Galveston)   1900               4            >8000
Florida Keys/                                            
        South Texas  1919               4           600-900
Audrey (Louisiana/                                       
        Texas)      1957               4             390
Texas (Galveston)   1915               4             275
Entire Coast        1886               *             204
Texas (Indianola)   1875               *             176
Upper Texas Coast   1886               *             150
Texas (Brownsville) 1844               *              70
Carla (Texas)       1961               4              46
Texas (Velasco)     1909               3              41
Texas (Freeport)    1932               4              40
South Texas         1933               3              40

* Not Known

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