Thayer

Thayer was a stop on the San Benito and Rio Grande Valley Railway, located off South U.S. Highway 281 three miles southeast of Mercedes in extreme southeastern Hidalgo County. The dispersed community had one store and an estimated population of twenty in 1930 and 1948, after which it was no longer shown on county maps. Its railroad station was abandoned in 1957.

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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