Place:La Paloma, Cameron, Texas, United States


NameLa Paloma
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates26.049°N 97.667°W
Located inCameron, Texas, United States
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La Paloma is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cameron County, Texas, United States. The population was 354 at the 2000 census. It is part of the BrownsvilleHarlingen Metropolitan Statistical Area. La Paloma means "the dove" in Spanish. The city was so named because native Americans told Spanish missionaries that the dove from Noah's ark likely came from the area.

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