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SUN OIL CAMP, TEXAS. Sun Oil Camp is about four miles southwest of San Isidro and a mile north of Farm Road 2294 in northeastern Starr County. The community, which derived its name from the Sun Oil field in which it was situated, comprised a group of buildings clustered next to a tank farm. From 1974 through the early 1990s it reported a population of 100.

Alicia A. Garza

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Alicia A. Garza, "SUN OIL CAMP, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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