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PALMVIEW, TEXAS

Hidalgo County, South Texas
Highway 83 and FM 2061
8 Miles NW of McAllen
Population: 4,107 (2000)

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A town named Mamie appeared here in 1904 as a stop on the St. Louis, Brownsville and Mexico Railway. Mamie’s history (if there was any) doesn’t seem to have been recorded. Fast-forward to 1978 when the tiny community of Palmview was incorporated. The 220 residents had grown to 1,818 by 1990, more than doubling to 4,107 for the 2000 census.

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