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Hidalgo County, Texas


"Home of the Ruby Red Grapefruit"

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Statistics & Facts


City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Mission is approximately 28,653 (1990), 77058 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,658 (1990), 23117 (2010).
The amount of land area in Mission is 35.976 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.019 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mission to Washington DC is 1544 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 284 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mission is positioned 26.21 degrees north of the equator and 98.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in the McAllen, Edinburg area of southeastern Texas, right on the Texas/Mexico border
Here is a map page for Mission
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moderate. Here is a weather page for the area. The page also includes some maps.
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There are groves of grapefruit and orange trees all over the area. This is what gives the area its nickname of "Home of the Ruby Red Grapefruit."

Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park
P.O. Box 988
Mission, Texas 78572
Phone: 210-585-1107
Rates & Reservations: 512-389-8900
Toll-free: 800-792-1112
More than 290 bird species have been recorded in the park, and another 74 have been sighted nearby.

Texas Butterfly Festival
held in October each year

Texas Citrus Fiesta
P. O. Box 407
Mission, TX 78573
held in January each year.

Things to see and do in the area.
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Mission City Government

Mission City Hall
900 Doherty Ave
Mission, TX 78572-4130
Phone: 956-580-8650

Mission Economic Development Authority901 Business Park Drive, Suite 200
P.O. Box 968
Mission, Texas 78573-0968
Phone: 956-585-0040
Toll-free: 800-707-1155
Fax 956-581-0470

Mission Chamber

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce
220 E 9th St
Mission, TX 78572-4157
Phone: 956-585-2727
Fax: 956-585-3044

Mission Organizations

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce
220 E 9th St
Mission, TX 78572-4157
Phone: 956-585-2727
Fax: 956-585-3044

Mission Libraries

Speer Memorial Library
801 E. 12th Street
Mission, Texas 78572
Phone: (956) 580-8750

Mission Schools

Mission School District
1201 Bryce Dr
Mission, TX 78572-4311
Phone: 956-580-5505

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