I would stay where I am in rural Texas. The state legislature is proposing a study of how to handle the situation you describe. We once had strong communities that provided the kind of help that Washington now provides through the Great Society programs.
Every large centrally controlled empire in history has broken back into separate sovereign states, and the US is doing exactly the same thing the Soviets did shortly before they went broke. Lincoln, Stalin and Breznev all sent in troops when states declared secession, but when Gorbachev considered doing that to Poland the troops would not fire on the Polish people.