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Welcome to Donna ...
The city of Donna is located on the South Texas Plains.
While we don't have a date for the founding of Donna, you might consider that their post office opened in 1908.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Donna has a population of 16,344 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Donna is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Donna lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Donna lies within the (956) area code.
The ZIP code for Donna: 78537<4>
Websites for Donna ...
Official Website: www.ci.donna.lib.tx.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Donna had an population of 16,344 people. This is an increase of 3.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.67% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Donna had a population of 15,798 people. This makes Donna the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Donna represents 0.06% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 151st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 15,798 people, the population of Donna increased 6.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,768 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Donna.
Communities Also Named Donna ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Donna - it's located in Oregon.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Donna.
Communities near Donna ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Donna.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Donna. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Donna.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Donna. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Donna.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Donna. See our Newspapers Page for Donna.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Donna ...
Looking for more information about Donna? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Donna, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Donna.
Adding Donna to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Donna in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Donna was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
For more details, see References and Mentions for Donna.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Donna: www.ci.donna.lib.tx.us/
The official website for Hidalgo County: www.co.hidalgo.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Feb 2024