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Harlingen

(här`lĭnjən), city (1990 pop. 48,735), Cameron co., extreme S Tex.; inc. 1910. It is a shipping and processing center in the lower Rio Grande valley, an irrigated farming area yielding citrus and other fruits, grain, vegetables, sugar cane, and cotton. The city, which is linked to the Intracoastal Waterway by a barge channel, has food processing, apparel manufacturing, and factories making various chemical and metal products. Harlingen was founded (c.1904) with the coming of the railroad and grew with the agricultural development of the surrounding area. It is the seat of a boys' preparatory marine academy. An airfield located in Harlingen Industrial Air Park maintains flying models of U.S. World War II aircraft.

Harlingen

 

a city in the southern USA, in the state of Texas. Population, 35,000 (1975; including the city of Brownsville and the surrounding suburbs, 170,000). Harlingen is the center of an agricultural region that produces citrus and other fruits, vegetables, and cotton. Its chief industry is food processing.

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Harlingen is located in deep south Texas in the Rio Grande Valley, around 25 miles from the United States-Mexico border.
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When an existing culvert failed causing an entire irrigation canal to wash out, the Harlingen Irrigation District had to react quickly.
(Coldwell) Wilding, 70, of Harlingen, Texas, died July 4, at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, after a long battle with cancer.

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