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Mission

Hidalgo County,

Texas

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"Home of the Ruby Red Grapefruit"


The Texas state capital is Austin.


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Zip Codes

78572

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Statistics & Facts

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.

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Location

Mission location: 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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Climate & Weather

The weather in Mission is moderate. Here is a weather page for the area. The page also includes some maps.
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Attractions

Mission attractions:

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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