LOPEZVILLE, TEXAS. Lopezville is a colonia off Farm Road 1426 two miles south of Edinburg in south central Hidalgo County. The community developed during the early 1960s as a trailer park. In 1976 it had 941 residents and 178 dwellings. By 1986 the colonia consisted of Lopezville and North Lopezville. The older section had 198 dwellings and a population of 891, and North Lopezville had eighty homes and an estimated population of 360. In 1990 the community's population was estimated at 2,827. The population was 4,476 in 2000.
Colonias in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas: A Summary Report (Policy Research Project Report No. 18, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, 1977).
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Alicia A. Garza, "LOPEZVILLE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrlvw), accessed May 18, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.