YOUR KEY TO THE CITY

US Facts       Footsteps of History       Footsteps of History In Pictures       It Happened Here      
Mottos, Slogans and Nicknames       Noted Notables


Home     SEARCH THE INTERNET



Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For
Mission
Hidalgo County, Texas

ZipCodes
78572

Motto
"Home of the Ruby Red Grapefruit"



Page Contents for Mission, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Mission is approximately 28,653 1990, 77058 2010.
The approximate number of families is 10,658 1990, 23117 2010.
The amount of land area in Mission is 35.976 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.019 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mission to Washington DC is 1544 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 284 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mission is positioned 26.21 degrees north of the equator and 98.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in the McAllen, Edinburg area of southeastern Texas, right on the Texas/Mexico border
Here is a map page for Mission
Return to Index

Weather


moderate. Here is a weather page for the area. The page also includes some maps.
Return to Index

Attractions

There are groves of grapefruit and orange trees all over the area. This is what gives the area its nickname of "Home of the Ruby Red Grapefruit."

Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park
P.O. Box 988
Mission, Texas 78572
Phone: 210-585-1107
Rates & Reservations: 512-389-8900
Toll-free: 800-792-1112
More than 290 bird species have been recorded in the park, and another 74 have been sighted nearby.

Texas Butterfly Festival
held in October each year

Texas Citrus Fiesta
P. O. Box 407
Mission, TX 78573
held in January each year.

Things to see and do in the area.
Return to Index


Mission City Government

Mission City Hall
900 Doherty Ave
Mission, TX 78572-4130
Phone: 956-580-8650


Mission Economic Development Authority901 Business Park Drive, Suite 200
P.O. Box 968
Mission, Texas 78573-0968
Phone: 956-585-0040
Toll-free: 800-707-1155
Fax 956-581-0470

Mission Chamber

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce
220 E 9th St
Mission, TX 78572-4157
Phone: 956-585-2727
Fax: 956-585-3044

Mission Organizations

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce
220 E 9th St
Mission, TX 78572-4157
Phone: 956-585-2727
Fax: 956-585-3044

Mission Libraries

Speer Memorial Library
801 E. 12th Street
Mission, Texas 78572
Phone: 956 580-8750
E-Mail: library@mission.lib.tx.us

Mission Schools

Mission School District
1201 Bryce Dr
Mission, TX 78572-4311
Phone: 956-580-5505

Contribute information for this community or any other community on the Key To TheCity website

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! Soon!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.



Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search