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Welcome to La Grulla ...

The city of La Grulla is located on the South Texas Plains.

La Grulla is located in Starr County<1>.

The location of La Grulla has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, La Grulla has a population of 1,686 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of La Grulla is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

La Grulla lies within the (956) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, La Grulla had an population of 1,686 people. This is an increase of 3.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 39.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, La Grulla had a population of 1,622 people. This makes La Grulla the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,622 people, the population of La Grulla increased 33.94% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,211 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for La Grulla.

Communities near La Grulla ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near La Grulla.

  • Rio Grande City [Starr County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Grande City
    • Rio Grande City [Starr County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of La Grulla
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,439 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Grande City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rio Grande City<6>
  • Palmview [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmview
    • Palmview [Hidalgo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of La Grulla
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,839 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmview
  • Penitas [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penitas
    • Penitas [Hidalgo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of La Grulla
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,596 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penitas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penitas<6>
  • La Joya [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Joya
    • La Joya [Hidalgo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of La Grulla
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,581 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Joya
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Joya<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sullivan City [Hidalgo County]
    • Cuevitas [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuevitas
      • Cuevitas [Hidalgo County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of La Grulla
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuevitas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuevitas
    • Garciasville [Starr County]
    • La Victoria [Starr County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Victoria
      • La Victoria [Starr County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of La Grulla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Victoria
    • Los Ebanos [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Los Ebanos
      • Los Ebanos [Hidalgo County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of La Grulla
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Los Ebanos have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Ebanos
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Los Ebanos<6>
    • La Puerta [Starr County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Puerta
      • La Puerta [Starr County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of La Grulla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Puerta

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 La Grulla. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for La Grulla.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of La Grulla. 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 La Grulla.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around La Grulla. See our Newspapers Page for La Grulla.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Grulla ...

Looking for more information about La Grulla? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to La Grulla, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for La Grulla.

Mentions & References for La Grulla

Cities, Towns and Villages of Texas

About Starr County

About Texas

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for La Grulla. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Starr, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for La Grulla.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Grulla - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- La Grulla) 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 La Grulla. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La GrullaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Grulla. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.2721, Longitude: -98.6484       In this case, the coordinates for La Grulla have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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