Bluetown-Iglesia Antigua, TX


By: Laurie E. Jasinski

Type: General Entry

Published: June 12, 2007


Bluetown-Iglesia Antigua, located in the southwestern corner of Cameron County about a mile from the Mexican border, was classified as a census-designated place in 2000. This community consists of Bluetown and the newer colonia of Iglesia Antigua. The area consists of primarily Hispanic, lower-income families and has a population of 692. It is part of the Santa Maria Independent School District (see BLUETOWN).

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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, “Bluetown-Iglesia Antigua, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 18, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/bluetown-iglesia-antigua-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

June 12, 2007

Place
Bluetown
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1372642
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Cameron County
Associated Names

Iglesia Antigua

Coordinates
  • Latitude: 26.07424400°
  • Longitude: -97.82305220°
Population Counts
People Year
692 2000
356 2010
365 2019