Arroyo Alto, TX


By: Laurie E. Jasinski

Type: General Entry

Published: June 12, 2007


Arroyo Alto is located on Farm Road 506 about two miles south of La Feria and nine miles southwest of Harlingen in southwestern Cameron County. This community, within six miles of the Mexican border, had begun by the 1990s and consists of primarily Hispanic, lower-income families. The first population figures were recorded in the 2000 census when Arroyo Alto reported 320 residents. It is part of the La Feria Independent School District.

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Laurie E. Jasinski, “Arroyo Alto, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 23, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/arroyo-alto-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

June 12, 2007

Place
Arroyo Alto
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1852685
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Cameron County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 26.13563160°
  • Longitude: -97.82194090°