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Welcome to Donna ...

The city of Donna is located on the South Texas Plains.

Donna is located in Hidalgo County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Donna has a population of 16,344 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Donna.

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 is located in 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 total 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 (which had 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 have 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.

  • McAllen [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McAllen
    • McAllen [Hidalgo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Donna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 143,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McAllen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McAllen<6>
  • Edinburg [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edinburg
    • Edinburg [Hidalgo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Donna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 102,374 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edinburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edinburg<6>
  • Mission [Hidalgo County]
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    • Mission [Hidalgo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Donna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 84,496 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mission
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mission<6>
  • Pharr [Hidalgo County]
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    • Pharr [Hidalgo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Donna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,513 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pharr
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pharr<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • San Juan [Hidalgo County]
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      • San Juan [Hidalgo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Donna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,034 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Juan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Juan<6>
    • Alton [Hidalgo County]
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      • Alton [Hidalgo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Donna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,785 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alton<6>
    • Mercedes [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercedes
      • Mercedes [Hidalgo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Donna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,598 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercedes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mercedes<6>
    • Hidalgo [Hidalgo County]
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      • Hidalgo [Hidalgo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Donna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,305 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hidalgo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hidalgo<6>
    • La Feria [Cameron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Feria
      • La Feria [Cameron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Donna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,240 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Feria
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Feria<6>
    • Elsa [Hidalgo County]
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      • Elsa [Hidalgo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Donna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,120 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsa have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elsa<6>

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.

The Communities of Texas

About Hidalgo County

About Texas

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Hidalgo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Donna.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Donna - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Donna). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Donna or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Donna) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Donna. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DonnaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Donna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.1707, Longitude: -98.0542    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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