Hidalgo County


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Hidalgo County, Texas

PO Box 58
Edinburg, TX 78540
Phone: (956) 318-2100
Fax: (956) 318-2105
www.co.hidalgo.tx.us

On the southern border of TX, west of Harlingen; organized Jan 24, 1852 from Cameron County. Name Origin: Either for Guadalupe Hidalgo, D.F., Mexico, or possibly in honor of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753-1811), Mexican priest and hero of the Mexican war for Independence from Spain. Spanish 'nobleman.'

Area (sq mi):: 1582.66 (land 1569.75; water 12.92) Population per square mile: 432.10
Population 2005: 678,275 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 19.10%; 1990-2000 48.50% Population 2000: 569,463 (White 10.40%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 88.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 21.10%). Foreign born: 29.50%. Median age: 27.20
Income 2000: per capita $9,899; median household $24,863; Population below poverty level: 35.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,576-$15,184
Unemployment (2004): 9.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.00% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • McAllen (120,743)
  • Edinburg County seat (58,448)
  • Mission (57,812)
  • Pharr (56,839)
  • Weslaco (31,081)
  • San Juan (29,741)
  • Alamo (15,928)
  • Donna (15,611)
  • Mercedes (14,164)
  • Hidalgo (10,073)

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    Hidalgo County, New Mexico

    300 Shakespeare St
    Lordsburg, NM 88045
    Phone: (505) 542-9213
    Fax: (505) 542-3193

    In the southwestern corner of NM, southwest of Las Cruces; organized Feb 25, 1919 from Grant County. Name Origin: Probably for the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which ended the Mexican War; others claim for Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753-1811), leader of the Mexican war for independence from Spain

    Area (sq mi):: 3445.91 (land 3445.63; water 0.28) Population per square mile: 1.50
    Population 2005: 5,139 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 -13.40%; 1990-2000 -0.40% Population 2000: 5,932 (White 42.70%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 56.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 15.60%). Foreign born: 11.10%. Median age: 34.80
    Income 2000: per capita $12,431; median household $24,819; Population below poverty level: 27.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,868-$17,370
    Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.40% Median travel time to work: 22.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Notes: A pre-bid meeting will be held at Hidalgo County Purchasing Department, 2802 S.
    Armando "Mando" Martinez, D-Weslaco, Hidalgo County Commissioner Joseph Palacios, Hidalgo County District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez and former state Rep.
    Cornerstone has maintained a track record of outstanding service and fast loan closings throughout Hidalgo County and its surrounding areas.
    County & Municipal Employees Credit Union, chartered in 1956, served individuals residing, working or worshiping in Hidalgo County, Texas, as well as employees of several political divisions and public service units.
    A Customs and Border Protection document viewed by The Associated Press indicated that guardsmen would be manning CBP towers in Hidalgo and Starr counties, as well as towers for the Hidalgo and Pharr police departments and the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office.
    MDT Thursday in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 in Hidalgo County, several miles from the Arizona border.
    KMP will invest approximately $30 million to expand its Texas intrastate pipeline system in South Texas to extend service to Calpine's Magic Valley Generating Station in Hidalgo County.
    A home invasion ended with two dead assailants in Hidalgo County, Texas.
    A sample of 98 Holbrookia elegans from Santa Cruz County, Arizona, Hidalgo County, New Mexico, Sinaloa and Sonora, Mexico consisting of 55 males (mean snout-vent length, [SVL] = 57.
    In Hidalgo County, of which McAllen is the county seat, only about half of all residents have a high school diploma, and only about 13 percent have a bachelor's degree.
    Investigators believe the woman fell on the child, who was pronounced dead on Tuesday, said Bobby Contreras, Hidalgo county justice of the peace in Texas, USA.
    At the time, Hidalgo County, of which McAllen is the seat, had an unemployment rate of about 24 percent.