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DREAMLAND, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Starr County, South Texas

Highway 83
4 Miles E of Rio Grande City
Population: (absorbed into La Puerta and Santa Cruz)

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History in a Pecan Shell

This town with its chamber-of-commerce name is now little more than a cemetery.

Started as an irrigated-farm project in the late 1920s, it received mail at its own post office for less than a year (1944-45).

Even the town’s railroad depot went by another name (Santa Cruz). The population was a mere ten people in 1940 and the town has now merged into Santa Cruz and La Puerta.
Dreamland TX 1941 cancelled postmark  info
Dreamland TX 1941 Postmark
Cover cancelled with 1941 Dreamland postmark
Courtesy The John J. Germann Collection
Starr County Texas 1940s map
Starr County 1940s map showing Santa Cruz and La Puerta
(East of Rio Grande City, below "AR" in "STARR")

Courtesy Texas General Land Office
Dreamland, Texas
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