Population 85,701

Altitude 122


In Texas' lush lower Rio Grande Valley, noted for subtropical climate, access to Old Mexico and tourist facilities catering to thousands of summer and winter visitors. many Midwesterners and Canadians spend the entire winter here, strolling in slacks and sport shirts amid blossoming citrus groves. Tourist club caters to visitors with ;planned daily activities such as dances, tours, bridge, domino and shuffleboard tournaments, shows, and concerts. Economy based on tourists, citrus, vegetables, oil, gas, international trade with Mexico and conventions that enjoy extensive facilities.


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