Palmview is at the intersection of U.S. Highway 83 and Farm Road 2061, eight miles northwest of McAllen in Hidalgo County. It may have had its origins in the town of Mamie, which was established at the site in 1904 as a station on the St. Louis, Brownsville and Mexico Railway. Palmview incorporated in 1978, when it had an estimated population of 220. Its population was estimated at 1,818 in 1990. By 2000 the population reached 4,107.

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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Population Counts

Pop. Year Source
15,830 2020 United States Census Bureau
7,310 2019 Texas Demographic Center
5,460 2010 United States Census Bureau
4,107 2000 United States Census Bureau
1,818 1990 United States Census Bureau