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FAYSVILLE, TEXAS


Hidalgo County, South Texas

2624'31"N 988'17"W (26.408564, -98.137947)

Just off Hwy 281
8 Miles N of Edinburg the county seat
16 Miles NE of McAllen
ZIP code 78539
Area code 956
Population: 439 (2010) 348 (2000)

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Faysville TX - St. Teresa Catholic Church

St. Teresa Catholic Church
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, 2010
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History in a Pecan Shell

P.S. Devine platted the town around 1920 and named it for his wife Fay. Thirteen years later, Faysville had a store that served ten people. That was it. After WWII, Faysville still had a single business but the population had swelled to twenty-five. Despite the crowded landscape, people continued to pour into Faysville and by the early 1960s, there were fifty residents attending two churches.

By the mid 1980s, Faysville had reached an estimated population of three hundred and a nearby colonia reported three times that number. The population of Faysville proper reached 439 for the 2010 census.

Faysville TX road sign

Faysville road sign
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, 2010



TX Hidalgo  County 1940s Map
Hidalgo County 1940s map showing Faysville just N of Edinburg
From Texas state map #4335
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Faysville, Texas Nearby Towns:
Edinburg the county seat
McAllen
Weslaco
Hidalgo
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