Harlingen , Cameron County, Texas

Harlingen is a city in the county of Cameron, in the central portion of the southern U.S. Rio Grande Valley. S. The state of Texas, 48 km (30 miles) from the Gulf of Mexico coast. The city occupies more than 40 square miles (104 km2) and is the second-largest city in Cameron County and the fourth-largest in the Rio Grande Valley. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 64,849 with a growth rate of 12. Five percent since the 2000 census. Harlingen is the Brownsville-Harlingen metropolitan area's largest city.

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Harlingen is a city located in the county of Cameron in the U.S. state of Texas. In the 2010 census it had a population of 64,849 inhabitants and a population density of 1,609 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 65,022 inhabitants.

The city was created 117 years ago in 1903.

The city has a total area of 15.56 square miles (40.3 km2).

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Harlingen, TX Quick Facts

Population : 65,022 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas
County : Cameron County
Postal code : 78550–78553
Phone Area Codes : 956
Area : 40.3 km2
Named for : Harlingen
Altitude : 39 feet / 12 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1904 (117 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 08:49:34 (14th April 2021)
Zip Code : 78550
Density : 1,613 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 0.27% (2010-2019)
Weather : 89℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather

Year Population Method
2010 64,849 census
2011 65,638 estimation process
2012 65,786 estimation process
2013 65,674 estimation process
2014 65,510 estimation process
2015 65,208 estimation process
2016 65,229 estimation process
2017 65,153 estimation process
2018 64,996 estimation process
2019 65,022 estimation process

The population of Harlingen increased by 0.27% in 9 years.

Harlingen, TX zip code is 78550. County name: Cameron, County fips: 48061

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People born in Harlingen, TX (27)

Many people were born here, including singer-songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman, actor Nick Stahl, sprinter Bobby Morrow, you can see a list of people who born in Harlingen, TX.

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Harlingen, TX

Code Name Address Type
HGN Harlingen, Texas 215 E. Monroe Ave. BUS
BSV Brownsville, Texas 1134 E. St. Charles Street BUS
MEN McAllen, Texas 1501 West US Hwy 83 Business BUS

Other cities in Cameron County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cameron County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Brownsville 182,781 County seat of Cameron County, Texas, United States
San Benito 24,243 In Cameron County, Texas, USA, San Benito is a town.
Los Fresnos 7,837 City
La Feria 7,230 City
Port Isabel 6,256 City
Primera 5,130 Town of the United States
Laguna Vista 3,180 Town of the United States
Combes 2,984 Commune in Hérault, France
South Padre Island 2,778 Town in Texas, United States
Santa Rosa 2,723 The town of Cameron County, Texas, U.
Rio Hondo 2,707 City in Texas, USA
Rancho Viejo 2,460 Town in Cameron County, Texas
Palm Valley 1,240 In Cameron County, Texas, USA, Palm Valley is a town.
Los Indios 1,060 Town of the United States
Indian Lake 854 Town in Cameron County, Texas, United States
Riverside 549 City in Walker County, Texas, United States

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Harlingen, TX distances to biggest Texas cities

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