Lago

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.

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

Lago is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    26.08868790
    Longitude
    -97.61360010

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Lago by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Lago
Pop. Year Source
180 2019 Texas Demographic Center
204 2010 Texas Demographic Center
246 2000 Texas Demographic Center