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LA PEÑUSCA, TEXAS. La Peñusca is a colonia off Farm Road 1575 on the southern shore of Resaca de los Cuates, a mile west of Los Fresnos in central Cameron County. In the late 1940s the community was composed of a few scattered farms. In 1983 there were twenty-seven dwellings there. No population estimates were available in 2000.

Alicia A. Garza


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

Alicia A. Garza, "LA PENUSCA, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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