Scissors

Scissors is a colonia off Farm Road 493 six miles southeast of Alamo in southeastern Hidalgo County. The community developed in the early 1960s, but no population estimates were available until 1986, when it reported 450 residents. At that time the colonia had 100 dwellings. By 1990 the population of Scissors was estimated at 1,513. The population grew to 2,805 in 2000.

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

Scissors is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    26.13979780
    Longitude
    -98.05389450

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Population Counts

Scissors
Pop. Year Source
3,156 2019 Texas Demographic Center
3,186 2010 Texas Demographic Center
2,805 2000 Texas Demographic Center
1,513 1990 Texas Demographic Center