Mirando City, TX Area Scholarships | Fastweb

Mirando City, TX Area Scholarships

Mirando City is a census-designated place (CDP) in Webb County, Texas, United States. The population was 166 at the 2010 census. The town gets its name from Nicolás Mirando, a Spanish land grantee. The population of Mirando City was highest in 1929, at an estimated 1500.

The peyote cactus thrives in and around Mirando City and nearby Oilton, and is a clandestine source of income for residents. Peyoteros have harvested peyote in Mirando City for over a hundred years.

Mirando City was the center of the South Texas Oil Boom, launched in 1921 by the industrialist Oliver Winfield Killam of Laredo.

* Description and images provided by Wikipedia under CC-BY-SA 3.0 license. More

Schools in and around Mirando City, TX