Place:Relampago, Hidalgo, Texas, United States


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. The population was 132 at the 2010 United States Census.[1] 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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