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ARROYO CITY, TEXAS
AKA Arroyo, Texas

Cameron County, Texas Gulf Coast

26 20' 16.8" N, 97 26' 2.4" W (26.338, -97.434)
FM 2925
1 Mile E of FM 1847
10 Miles NE of Rio Hondo on the Willacy County Line
23 Miles NE of Harlingen
29 Miles N of Brownsville
Population: 510 (2017 Official Texas State map)

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History in a Pecan Shell

AKA just plain Arroyo, the site dates from the 1860s when Mexican shepherds named it for its location on the Arroyo Colorado.

In 1904, Arroyo's school reported 24 students being taught by a single teacher. The community had a post office open from 1887 through 1907 and three years later there were just ten residents and two businesses. By the time the Great Depression came around, only a few residences comprised the community.

Today the population is 510 according to the 2017 Official Texas State map.
TX Cameron County 1920s Map
1907 Cameron County (before establishment of Willacy & Kenedy County) postal map showing Arroyo
From Texas state map #2090
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Arroyo City, Texas Nearby Towns:
Harlingen | Brownsville
See Cameron County | Texas Gulf Coast

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