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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Roma is approximately 10,500 (1998), 9765 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,293 (1990), 2965 (2010).
The amount of land area in Roma is 6.695 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.334 sq kilometers.
The distance from Roma to Washington DC is 1570 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 279 miles. (as the crow flies)
Roma is positioned 26.40 degrees north of the equator and 99.00 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Roma average annual rainfall is 17 inches per year
Roma average temperature is 78 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 35 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 95 degrees F.


between Laredo and Brownsville in southern Texas. It is a port of entry from Mexico. Laredo is 86 miles to the northwest and Brownsville is 114 miles to the southwest.
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History & History Related Items

Roma was founded in 1765.
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National Historical Landmark District
International Suspension Bridge
Falcon Lake
Home of the movie, "Viva Zapata!," in 1952
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Roma City Government

City of Roma

Roma has a Commission type of City government, with 2 commissioners and a Mayor Roma


The population of Roma was:
1970 - 2,154
1980 - 3,384
1990 - 8,059
1998 - 10,500

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