LUBBOCK, Texas – A study publicized Thursday ranked the most “Instagrammable” cities in Texas based on hashtags.

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“The research by TexasRealEstateSource.com analyzed Instagram hashtag data for every metropolitan area in Texas to reveal the most Instagrammable,” a statement from the website said. “Houston, which extends to Galveston Bay, takes the top spot as the most Instagrammable metropolitan area in Texas with 36,678,000 posts on the social media platform under the Houston hashtag.”

So, Lubbock was No. 2, right?

No.

Lubbock ranked No. 10 with 1,179,000 Instagram hashtags. But Amarillo – wait, Amarillo? – had 2,804,600 hashtags and ranked No. 6 among the metropolitan areas in Texas.

Metropolitan AreaTotal number of hashtags on Instagram to date
Houston36,678,000
Dallas27,002,000
Austin21,356,000
San Antonio17,210,000
El Paso4,404,000
Amarillo2,804,600
Corpus Christi1,769,400
Waco1,490,100
McAllen1,300,900
Lubbock1,179,000
Source: https://www.texasrealestatesource.com/

See the slideshow of images above from photographer and photojournalist Jason Davis.