Share This Page

Nopal was four miles east of the Laguna Madre and seventeen miles southeast of Raymondville in southeastern Willacy County. It was established about 1855 at a ranch headquarters on the Alice stage road and was a dispersed community in 1948. In the early 1990s there were no dwellings at the site. The name is Spanish for cactus.

Continue Reading

Alicia A. Garza | © TSHA

Handbook of Texas Logo

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.

Belongs to

Nopal is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Nopal is classified as a Town


Latitude: 26.41229190
Longitude: -97.52970660

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated