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Welcome to Hidalgo County, Texas!
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The goal of this FREE genealogy web site is to help those seeking information about their ancestors who, at one time or another, lived in Hidalgo County, Texas. Good luck in your search!

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Men standing in front of the Hidalgo County Courthouse in Hidalgo, Texas, photographer and date unknown. Courtesy of The Portal to Texas History.
Surrounding Texas Counties
Brooks County * Kenedy County
Willacy County * Cameron County
Starr County

Adjacent Nation
MEXICO | Tamaulipas

Hidalgo County County was created in 1852 and formed from Cameron County. Hidalgo County was named for Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, the priest who raised the call for Mexico's independence from Spain. The County Seat is Edinburg. The largest city is McAllen. Reynosa, Mexico is McAllen's sister city.

Read more about Hidalgo County, Texas at the Official Hidalgo County Website, The Handbook of Texas Online and at Wikipedia.

This website is temporarily maintained by Shirley Cullum
TXGenWeb State Coordinator