Population 33,650

Altitude 107


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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