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Located in: Hidalgo County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: South Minnesota Rd. Colonia

Time Zone: South Minnesota Road Colonia lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (956)

Elevation: 140 feet [42.67 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within South Minnesota Road Colonia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.2323, Longitude: -98.3792     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Minnesota Road Colonia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   26° 13' 56"
Lon:   -98° 22' 45"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<3>   La Joya

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for South Minnesota Road Colonia

GNIS ID:   2010622
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

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About Hidalgo County

The community of Edinburg is the County Seat for Hidalgo County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Hidalgo)


2018:<4>     865,939   (11.77% increase since 2010)  
2010:     774,769   (36.05% increase since 2000)
2000:     569,463

Total Area:<5>   1,582 sq. miles [4,099.7 km²]

Housing Units:<6>   248,287

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Hidalgo

GNIS ID:   1383893
FIPS State / County Code:   None

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About Texas

From the US Census


2018:     28,701,845   (14.14% increase since 2010)  
2010:     25,145,561   (20.59% increase since 2000)
2000:     20,851,820

Websites for State of Texas

Official Website:

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Texas

GNIS ID:   1779801
FIPS State:   48

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<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Minnesota Road Colonia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of South Minnesota Road Colonia, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<3>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes South Minnesota Road Colonia.

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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2018.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of South Minnesota Road Colonia. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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