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LASANA, TEXAS. Lasana is a colonia located off Farm Road 508 about five miles north of Harlingen in northern Cameron County. It is part of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District. The first population figures were available in 2000 when the census reported 135 residents. The word lasana means a “sort of paste fried in a pan.”

Laurie E. Jasinski


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

Laurie E. Jasinski, "LASANA, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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