Population 7,386

Altitude 646


Established on International-Great Northern Railroad 1880; seat of Frio County and primary retail center for large area of diversified agriculture and livestock production. Giant peanut monument downtown salutes area's primary crop (over 55 million pounds marketed annually). Cotton, grain sorghum and vegetable grow on 54,000 acres. Fishing is available in Frio River and smaller streams; during seasons hunters take white tailed deer, javelina, dove and quail.


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