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San Diego and Duval County

San Diego is a small town of 4500 located in the South Texas Plains Region of Southern Texas along Texas Highway 44. San Diego is the county seat of Duval County. Duval County was founded in 1858 and organized in 1879. Early settlers came from Mexico then Anglo settlers arrived in the 1860s. The railroad brought added prosperity to the area. The economy of Duval County was aided further by the discovery of oil, gas, and uranium in the early 1900s.

Duval County Historical Museum

San Diego is also home to the Duval County Historical Museum. This museum houses a variety of displays and historical documents/photos depicting the history of the town and South Texas. Interesting stuff on the Texas Revolution.

Pedro Park

Pedro Park is dedicated to Father Pedro Bard who served the community from 1877 to 1920, and is a nice spot to relax amidst the town of San Diego.

  • Last visit to San Diego: Apr 2012
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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