Weslaco Hidalgo County, Texas

Weslaco: City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States

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Location of Weslaco on Texas map.

About

Weslaco is a city located in the county of Hidalgo in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 35,670 and a population density of 724 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 43,273 inhabitants.

The city was created 102 years ago in 1918.

Weslaco Old Railroad Station image
Weslaco Old Railroad Station
Weslaco Old Railroad Station image

Geography

Weslaco is located at 26°9'34"N 97°59'27"W (26.1595200, -97.9908400).

Weslaco map

Weslaco Quick Facts

Population : 43,273 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Hidalgo County
Postal code : 78599, 78596
Phone Area Codes : 956
Area : 49.24 km2
Altitude : 79 feet / 24 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1919 (102 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:06:00 (18th October 2021)
Density : 879 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 17.57% (2010-2020)

Demographics

The population of Weslaco increased by 17.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 35,670 - census
2011 37,855 5.77% estimation process
2012 38,259 1.06% estimation process
2013 38,545 0.74% estimation process
2014 38,919 0.96% estimation process
2015 39,328 1.04% estimation process
2016 39,971 1.61% estimation process
2017 40,191 0.55% estimation process
2018 41,203 2.46% estimation process
2019 41,629 1.02% estimation process
2020 43,273 3.8% estimation process

Weslaco zip code is 78596. County name: Hidalgo, County fips: 48215

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Local Places in Weslaco

1 Weslaco City Hall
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Weslaco City Hall
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People born in Weslaco (8)

People born in Weslaco, including actor David Spielberg, writer Hector Cantú, artist Nora Chapa Mendoza, you can see a list of people who born in Weslaco.

Schools in Weslaco

College & universities near Weslaco, TX

Code Name City ZIP
443322 Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies Weslaco (TX) 78596

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Weslaco, 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 Weslaco

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wesla Post Office Weslaco (TX) 78596

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Hidalgo County

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

City Name Population Title
McAllen 143,751 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
Edinburg 102,374 City in Texas, United States of America
Mission 84,496 City in Texas, United States
Pharr 79,513 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

Weslaco distances to largest Texas cities