Place:South Padre Island, Cameron, Texas, United States

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NameSouth Padre Island
Alt namesPalm Beachsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48054862
TypeCity
Coordinates26.112°N 97.17°W
Located inCameron, Texas, United States
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South Padre Island is a resort town in Cameron County, Texas, United States. It is part of the BrownsvilleHarlingen Metropolitan Statistical Area. It may be included as part of the Brownsville–Harlingen–Raymondville and the Matamoros–Brownsville metropolitan areas. The population was 2,816 at the 2010 census. The town is located on South Padre Island, a barrier island along the Texas Gulf Coast accessible via a causeway from the town of Port Isabel. South Padre Island is named after José Nicolás Ballí (Padre Ballí), a Catholic priest and settler.

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