Ramirez

Ramirez is on State Highway 339 and Cibolo Creek seventeen miles south of Benavides in southern Duval County. The town was reportedly named for José Ramírez, a descendant of Rafael Ramírez, who was granted the land in 1856. A post office operated at the site from 1910 until 1918 with Pedro Chapa as postmaster. A second post office operated from 1925 until 1944. In 1936 Ramirez had a population estimated at twenty-five, two schools, and two businesses. By the late 1940s the population had grown to an estimated forty, and in 1969 the town had scattered dwellings, a church, a school, and a cemetery. In 2000 the population was forty.

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

Ramirez is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Chapa)

Locations

  • Latitude
    27.34559400
    Longitude
    -98.40973290

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Pop. Year Source
42 2009 Local Officials