|Community Profile for Rio Grande City, Texas|
|Community Profile Description|
Rio Grande City and Starr County are located in the Rio Grande Valley, an area located in the southernmost tip of South Texas. It lies along the northern bank of the Rio Grande, which separates Mexico from the United States. It is a delta containing many oxbow lakes or resacas formed from pinched-off meanders in earlier courses of the Rio Grande. The Valley encompasses several landmarks that attract tourists, and is primarily known for South Padre Island. Popular destinations include Port Isabel Lighthouse, Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, and Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park. For more information, visit: http://www.rgvpride.com/index.html
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