Mission, Texas

Mission: A city in Hidalgo County, Texas. It is located on the Rio Grande River in southern Texas. Mission is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Mission Historic District and the Mission Museum and Arts Center.


Mission is a city located in the county of Hidalgo in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 77,058 and a population density of 836 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 84,496 inhabitants.

The city was created 114 years ago in 1909.

Mission locator map
Location of Mission on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Mission

Population : 84,496 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Hidalgo County
Postal code : 78572–78574
Phone Area Codes : 956
Area : 92.23 km2
Altitude : 141 feet / 43 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1910 (114 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:35:34 (1st March 2024)
Density : 916 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.8% (2010-2020)
Hidalgo County Mission locator map image
Hidalgo County Mission
Hidalgo County Mission locator map image


Mission is located at 26°12'57"N 98°19'31"W (26.2159100, -98.3252900).

Mission map

  • Benito Juárez Municipality (2009 )
  • Cancun (2009 )


The population of Mission increased by 8.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 77,058 - census
2011 79,728 3.35% estimation process
2012 80,920 1.47% estimation process
2013 81,486 0.69% estimation process
2014 82,167 0.83% estimation process
2015 82,823 0.79% estimation process
2016 83,257 0.52% estimation process
2017 83,576 0.38% estimation process
2018 83,958 0.45% estimation process
2019 84,331 0.44% estimation process
2020 84,496 0.2% estimation process

Mission zip code is 78572. County name: Hidalgo, County fips: 48215

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People born in Mission (13)

People born in Mission, including politician Lloyd Bentsen, professional wrestler Tito Santana, football player and coach Tom Landry, .


  • Trinidad Silva (actor (1950-1988)) he was born in 30/01/1950
  • Bobby Jack Wright (American football player and coach) he was born in 11/12/1950
  • Bobby Ply (American football player) he was born in 13/08/1940
  • Fortunato Benavides (American judge) he was born in 03/02/1947
  • Lena Guerrero (American politician) she was born in 27/11/1957
  • Edward Cortez he was born in 01/01/2000
  • Oscar Longoria (American politician) he was born in 02/10/1981
  • Lillian Dunlap she was born in 20/01/1922
  • Aaron Ramirez (American athlete) he was born in 29/07/1964
  • Luciano Val Guerra (Ichthyologist) he was born in 21/05/1922

Schools in Mission

College & universities near Mission, TX

Code Name City ZIP
488299 Mission Beauty Institute Mission (TX) 78572-4404
485926 GA Beauty & Barber School McAllen (TX) 78501-3309
409315 South Texas College McAllen (TX) 78502-9701
489283 The College of Health Care Professions-McAllen Campus McAllen (TX) 78504-4398
228219 Platt College-STVT-McAllen McAllen (TX) 78501

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Mission, TX

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

Post offices near Mission

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mission Post Office Mission (TX) 78572
Downtown Mcallen Post Office McAllen (TX) 78501
Mcallen Post Office McAllen (TX) 78501
Penita Post Office Penitas (TX) 78576
Pharr Post Office Pharr (TX) 78577

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Hidalgo County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Hidalgo County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
McAllen 143,751 The second most populous city in Hidalgo County, Texas.
Edinburg 102,374 The most populous city in Hidalgo County, Texas.
Pharr 79,513 The most populous city in Hidalgo County, Texas.
Weslaco 43,273 The largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas.
San Juan 37,034 In Hidalgo County, Texas, San Juan is a city.
Alamo 20,556 Town in southern Texas, United States
Alton 18,785 City in Texas
Mercedes 16,598 City in Texas, USA
Donna 16,316 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
Hidalgo 14,305 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
La Homa 11,985 Census designated place
Elsa 7,120 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
Mila Doce 6,222 Census designated place
Progreso 5,979 City in Hidalgo County, Texas
Palmview 5,839 City in Texas
Palmview South 5,575 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Mission distances to largest Texas cities