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Lago is located on Farm Road 1577 about nine miles southeast of Harlingen and fifteen miles northwest of Brownsville in south central Cameron County. This residential community probably began in the 1970s and was shown on highway maps by 1980. It consists of primarily Hispanic, lower-income families. The first population figures were recorded in the 2000 census when Lago reported 246 residents. It is part of the San Benito Independent School District.

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

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Lago is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Lago is classified as a Town


Latitude: 26.08868790
Longitude: -97.61360010

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


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