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GARCIASVILLE, TEXAS


Starr County, South Texas

2619'11"N 9841'59"W (26.319777, -98.699621)

FM 1430 and the Old Military Hwy
One mile S of Hwy 83
12 miles E of Rio Grande City the county seat
W of Mission
W of McAllen
Zip Code 78582
Population: 46 (2010)

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Garciasville TX , Old Military Highway R R Crossing
Crossing the Old Military Highway and the paralleling RR track on the way to Garciasville.
Photo courtesy Ken Rudine, February 2009

History in a Pecan Shell

Garciasville was a supply point for Spanish-speaking ranchers in the late 1800s. The town reached a population of 50 in 1950.

The post office of Garcias was established in 1897 and operated until 1918. In 1923 it reopened. In 1929 it changed its name to Garciasville.

Today a few business operate, but most business is conducted in McAllen or Rio Grande City.

Betty Boop on bakery sign

Betty Boop as spokesperson for Bazan Bakery

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Out of Town mail box
It's all out-of-town delivery in Garciasville
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TX Starr County 1907s Map
1907 Starr County postal map showing Garcias
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Garciasville, Texas Nearby Towns:
Rio Grande City the county seat
McAllen
Mission
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