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Donna, Texas

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Welcome to Donna ...

The city of Donna is located in Hidalgo County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Donna has a population of 16,611 people<1> (see below for details).

Donna is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Donna lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Donna: (956)

The ZIP code for Donna: 78537<3>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 14,768 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Donna had an population of 16,611 people. This is an increase of 5.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.48% since the 2000 Census).

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.

Websites for Donna ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Donna. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Donna.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Donna ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

McAllen   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the West (W) of Donna

Edinburg   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Donna

Mission   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Donna

Pharr   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Donna

San Juan   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Donna

Alton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Donna

Mercedes   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Donna

Hidalgo   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Donna

La Feria   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Donna

Located in Cameron County

Elsa   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Donna

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Donna.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Hidalgo County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Donna:

The official website for Hidalgo County:

The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Donna.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Donna - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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 Donna

Our 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     [Map].

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