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San Juan, Texas
(Hidalgo County)

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Welcome to San Juan ...

The city of San Juan is located in Hidalgo County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, San Juan has a population of 37,154 people<1> (see below for details).

San Juan is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

San Juan is within the (956) area code.

The ZIP code for San Juan: 78589<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, San Juan had a population of 33,856 people. This makes San Juan the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of San Juan represents 0.13% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 86th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 33,856 people, the population of San Juan increased 29.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 26,229 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, San Juan had an population of 37,154 people. This is an increase of 9.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 41.65% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for San Juan.

Communities Also Named San Juan ...

While we believe that this San Juan is located in Hidalgo County, we know of another 2 Texas communities named San Juan. Those communities are located in the following counties: Nueces and Starr County.

Beyond Texas, there are 14 communities that are also named San Juan - they are located in Alaska, California (3), Colorado (2), Nevada (2) and New Mexico (4).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for San Juan.

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 San Juan. 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 San Juan. 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 San Juan.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for San Juan:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for San Juan ...

Looking for more information about San Juan? 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 San Juan, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for San Juan.

Communities near San Juan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Edinburg   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the North (N) of San Juan

Mission   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of San Juan

Weslaco   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of San Juan

Alton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of San Juan

Mercedes   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of San Juan

Donna   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of San Juan

Hidalgo   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of San Juan

Elsa   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of San Juan

Progreso   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of San Juan

Palmview   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of San Juan

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around San Juan - 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 San Juan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether San Juan 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- San Juan) 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 San Juan. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from San Juan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in San Juan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.1895, Longitude: -98.1555     [Map].

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