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Welcome to Palmview ...

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

Palmview is located in Hidalgo County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Palmview has a population of 5,773 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Palmview is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Palmview: (956)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Palmview had an population of 5,773 people. This is an increase of 5.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 40.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Palmview had a population of 5,460 people. This makes Palmview the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Palmview represents 0.02% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 320th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,460 people, the population of Palmview increased 32.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,107 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Palmview.

Communities near Palmview ...

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

  • McAllen
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Edinburg
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Pharr
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pharr
    • Pharr is located in Hidalgo County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,513 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pharr <5>
  • San Juan
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Alamo
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alamo
    • Alamo is located in Hidalgo County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,556 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamo <5>
  • Hidalgo
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • La Joya
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • Sullivan City
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • La Grulla
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Grulla
    • La Grulla is located in Starr County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,682 people
  • Granjeno
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granjeno
    • Granjeno is located in Hidalgo County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 317 people

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palmview ...

Looking for more information about Palmview? 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 Palmview, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Palmview.

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

The official website for Hidalgo County:

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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>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 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 Palmview.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Palmview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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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