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Devine
Medina County, Texas

ZipCodes
78016

Motto
Where the Name Just Says it All



Page Contents for Devine, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Devine is approximately 4,140 2000, 4350 2010.
The approximate number of families is 1,391 1990, 1520 2010.
The amount of land area in Devine is 7.717 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Devine to Washington DC is 1470 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 106 miles. (as the crow flies)
Devine is positioned 29.14 degrees north of the equator and 98.90 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Devine median income is $ 35,429 1999.
The Devine median home price is $ 51,100 2000.

Location

about 35 miles southwest of San Antonio. Here is a map page for Devine.
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History & History Related Items

When the International-Great Northern Railroad made an extension from San Antonio to Laredo in 1881, the town of Devine was established. It was named for Judge Thomas Jefferson Devine who was an attorney for the railroad. Devine was incorporated in 1904, though it did not expand much until good irrigation occurred in 1915. Here is a history page for Devine.
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Attractions

Learn more about Devine at this informative site.
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Devine Libraries

Driscoll Public Library
202 East Hondo Avenue
Devine, Texas
Phone: 830 663-2993
Hours: Mon. & Thur. 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM; Tues., Wed., and Fri. 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM closed Sat. & Sun.Librarian: Dr. Kenneth A. Wolfe 1999
The Driscoll Public Library holds approximately 20,00 bound volumes. These holdings represent a broad range of subjects. The Library is now working on specializing in "Texana". Texana is made up of the history of Texas and contributing disciplines. Each Summer the Library has a Summer Reading Program to encourage the area's children to read and learn.
The Driscoll Public Library has computers available to the public for Internet access, e-mail retrieval, word-processing, resume writing, spread-sheet and database use.

Devine Schools

Devine ISD
205 W. College
Devine, Texas 78016 Devine

Miscellany

The population of Devine was:
1904 - 504
1915 - 1,000
1990 - 3,928
1998 - 4,016
2000 - 4,140

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