Hidalgo County

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Hidalgo County, Texas

PO Box 58
Edinburg, TX 78540
Phone: (956) 318-2100
Fax: (956) 318-2105

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 ?
    The ruling prompted Hidalgo County on Monday to withdraw all remaining legal actions against Godfrey Garza Jr.
    Tuesday, October 31, Rio Grande Valley Sector agents received assistance from the Hidalgo County Sheriffs Office and the Hidalgo Countys Constable Precinct 4 Office to conduct a consensual search of a suspected stash house in Mission, Texas.
    The purchase of Mission Regional Medical Center by Prime Healthcare Foundation would ensure the medical center continues its not-for-profit mission of providing quality care and superior service to the people of Hidalgo County, Starr County and the surrounding communities.
    Between 1991 and 2002, Brush (2005) found a population of five or more territories of Common Yellowthroats during the breeding season at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge (26[degrees] 04'24"N, 98[degrees] 08'58"W, 23-40 m elevation; hereafter, Santa Ana NWR) and smaller numbers at other locations in Hidalgo County, Texas.
    Hidalgo is yet another community on this list that's in Hidalgo County, Texas.
    She previously worked for 30+ years with the Hidalgo County Head Start and Early Head Start program that operated 43 child development centers.
    Relevant samples of the same and different species of whiptail lizards from Hidalgo County in extreme southwestern New Mexico were also compared with the Texas samples to detect both intraspecific geographic variation and interspecific differentiation with reference to A.
    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.
    Each day, about 80 tons of garbage is processed at the center and then sent to a landfill in Hidalgo County.