Frio Town

Frio Town, originally known as Frio City, was a frontier community off Farm Road 140 immediately south of the Presidio Crossing of the Frio River, sixteen miles northwest of Pearsall in northwest Frio County. The Presidio Crossing, on the Old San Antonio Road, was so named because numerous cannonballs, swords, and sabers were found there. Juan de Ugalde in the eighteenth century, Antonio López de Santa Anna in 1836, and Adrián Woll in 1842 are thought to have used the crossing.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Frio Town is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Old-]
  • [-City]

Locations

  • Latitude
    29.01941140
    Longitude
    -99.30281760

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Frio Town by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
9 2009 Local Officials