Santa Isabel

Santa Isabel (or Isabel) is on Ranch Road 1472 eleven miles northwest of Laredo in southwestern Webb County. The settlement was named for its location on the Santa Isabel Arroyo and was a coal-shipping point on the Rio Grande and Eagle Pass Railroad from 1882 until the early 1930s, when the closing of the mines led to the site's abandonment. In the early 1990s Santa Isabel was a dispersed ranching community.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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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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Santa Isabel is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Santa Isabel is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Isabel]


Latitude: 27.65163100
Longitude: -99.62835300

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated