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VIBORAS, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Starr County, South Texas

2.5 Miles N of FM 2686
4 Miles S of the Jim Hogg County Line
Population: 0000022 (2000)

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History on a Pinhead

Vibroras dates from 1753 when it was on land granted to ranchers under the protection of governor José de Escandón. The name means "snakes" in Spanish. A post office was granted in 1909 but the community minded its own business for decades with little of historical note to record.

The 1939 count was a mere 20 people, served by a single business.

The post office closed in 1980 and in the 1990s only a single vacant building was left to remember the town.
Starr County, Viboras, TX post office info
Starr County, Viboras, TX 1939 Postmark
Postcard cancelled with Viboras 1939 postmark
Courtesy The John J. Germann Collection
TX Starr County 1920s Map
Starr County 1920s map showing Viboras S of Jim Hogg County Line
Courtesy Texas General Land Office
Viboras, Texas
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