Despite the fact that Buc-ee's is arguably one of the most popular businesses in Texas, we bet there are at least a few things on this list that will be news to you.

One thing that many of us know for sure in Longview and Tyler, Texas--and all over our area--is that we LOVE Buc-ee's. And that's the case even though the closest one to us is in Terrell, which is closer to Dallas, Texas. But who cares, right? People travel from frickin' ENGLAND to come to a Buc-ee's. And by GOLLY, one day we shall have one (or FIVE) here in East Texas.

But that's not the point of THIS post. We just found it fascinating that despite the near-obsessive love people have for Buc-ee's, there are still quite a few fun facts that many of us likely didn't know.

For example, did you know that the founder of Buc-ee's nickname growing up in Texas was 'Beaver?'

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Well, gosh that kinda explains a few things, now doesn't it? But that's just the tip of the iceberg. We've got much to discuss, my friend. From beaver nuggets and brisket to bathrooms and beverages--let's get started.

Shout out to the beautiful Southern Living Magazine. Their staff shared a story about things even with which even the most staunch fans of Buc-ee's weren't familiar. And honestly, now that I've learned these things, I'm a bigger fan than ever.

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