Raymondville Population- 9,159  Altitude 40


Raymondsville TreesThis Willacy County seat is a commercial center for grain sorghum, cotton, citrus, vegetables, and corn.  Favorable summers and winters allow 300-day growing season.  Recreation includes municipal swimming pool, golf course, city park, and saltwater fishing in Laguna Madre and the Gulf of Mexico.  A planned "Winter Texan" tourist program Nov. - Mar. with socials, arts-crafts classes, trips to Mexico, etc.  Additional information available from the Chamber of Commerce, 427 S. Seventh St. or call (210) 689-3171.

Inquire locally about a boot-making family who still crafts boots by hand.  Their boots are worn by Texas Rangers, cowboys, and royalty.  Over the years, word of mouth and a hand-lettered sign on U.S. 77 is all the advertising the family has needed to attract hundreds of devoted customers. 


El Sal del Rey

Raymondville Historical & Community Center-

Local history, art, underwater artifacts from the coast, and natural history preside here. The Farm & Ranch Museum has a cypress fence and gate through which stagecoaches passed in 1866 from Corpus Christi to Brownsville.  Open Wed. 2-4:30 p.m.; Fri 9:30-11a.m.; located at Harris and 7th St.



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