PHARR

Population 33,650

Altitude 107


General

Established in 1909, named after Henry N. Pharr, sugar planter from Louisiana. Center for winter vegetables, citrus and cotton. Visitors find modern RV resorts and tourist-related activities. Access to Mexico (11 miles) via U.S. 281 and the McAllen-Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge.

Leather factory produces variety of custom garments. Visitors welcome to watch leather craftsmen at work. Guided tours in winter at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Open Mon. to Friday at 904 East U.S. Business 83.


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