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Perezville, TX

Alicia A. Garza General Entry

Perezville is a colonia on State Spur 347 eight miles west of Mission in southwestern Hidalgo County. It developed during the 1960s, and by 1976 the community had fifty-seven dwellings and a population estimated at 314. By 1986 the number of dwellings had increased to eighty, and the population was 360. In 1992 the population for Perezville was estimated at 3,999.

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).

Categories:

  • Peoples
  • Mexican Americans

Places:

  • Communities

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

Alicia A. Garza, “Perezville, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed November 25, 2020, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/perezville-tx.

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