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San Carlos, TX (Starr County)

Dick D. Heller, Jr. General

San Carlos is on Farm Road 649 twenty miles north of Rio Grande City in northern Starr County. In 1991 the old community had two homes, a general store and gas station, a cemetery, and a population of ten. The population remained the same in 2000.


  • Peoples
  • Mexican Americans


  • Communities

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

Dick D. Heller, Jr., “San Carlos, TX (Starr County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 29, 2020,

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