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Hidalgo County, Texas


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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Donna is approximately 12,895 (2000), 15798 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,249 (1990), 4613 (2010).
The amount of land area in Donna is 11.438 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.028 sq kilometers.
The distance from Donna to Washington DC is 1532 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 285 miles. (as the crow flies)
Donna is positioned 26.16 degrees north of the equator and 98.05 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Donna elevation is 88 feet above sea level.


in the McAllen Texas area of southeast Texas, on the Rio Grande River and the border with Mexico.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for donna. Donna was first a station on the St. Louis Brownsville and Mexico Railroad in 1906. The town was named for the daughter of a townsite promoter, Donna Hooks.
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Wetlands, Worlds first American Legion Building, End of certain cattle trails which reached from California to Texas, Less than 8 miles from the Rio Grande, Donna Lake provides water to surrounding areas for irrigation and drinking, Popular tourist site for "Winter Texans"

Donna Hooks Fletcher Museum
Many relics and artifacts from the town's founding. It is housed in the oldest American Legion hall in the country located in the 3rd block of South Main. Open September to May in the afternoon.
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Donna City Government

Official City of Donna website

Donna City Hall
307 S 12th St
Donna, TX 78537-3337
Phone: 956-464-3314

Donna has a Council-Manager form of government. City Council members are elected at large and the Mayor is elected at-large. The city manager is appointed by the Mayor and Council.

Edinburg is the County Seat of Hidalgo County

Donna Chamber

Donna Chamber Of Commerce
921 Miller Ave.
Donna, TX 78537
Phone: 956-464-3272

Rio Grande Valley Chamber of Commerce

Donna Organizations

Donna Chamber Of Commerce
921 Miller Ave.
Donna, TX 78537
Phone: 956-464-3272

Rio Grande Valley Chamber of Commerce

Donna Libraries

City of Donna Library
301 S Main St
Donna, TX 78537-3229
Phone: 956-464-2221

Donna Schools

Donna Independent School District
116 N 10th St
Donna, TX 78537-2702
Phone: 956-464-4461 Donna


The population of Donna was:
1990 - 12,652
2000 - 12,895

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