Place:Relampago, Hidalgo, Texas, United States

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NameRelampago
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates26.088°N 97.905°W
Located inHidalgo, Texas, United States


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Relampago is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. The population was 104 at the 2000 census. It is part of the McAllenEdinburgMission Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The town was named for the Relampago Ranch, a rancho started in 1856 by José María Mora and Thaddeus Rhodes. Relámpago is Spanish for "lightning flash." The town for some years has been a first stop on the so-called ferrocarril subterráneo for migrants.

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