Harlingen Tourism, Texas

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Harlingen (/ˈhɑːrlᵻndʒᵻn/ HAR-lin-jin) is a city in Cameron County in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley of southern Texas, United States, about 30 miles (48 km) from the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The city covers more than 40 square miles (104 km2) and is the second largest city in Cameron County, as well as the sixth largest in the Rio Grande Valley. As of the 2010 census the city had a population of 64,849, for a growth rate of 12.5% since the 2000 census. It is the city with the least expensive cost of living in the United States. Harlingen is a principal city of the Brownsville–Harlingen metropolitan area, which is part of the larger Brownsville-Harlingen-Raymondville combined statistical area, included in the Matamoros–Brownsville metropolitan area.


Harlingen in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city South Padre Island, United States. Add South Padre Island to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Sea Turtle, Inc, South Padre Island Birding And Nature Center, Dolphin Research And Sea Life Nature Center. A vacation to Harlingen can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Harlingen*

  • Living in Harlingen - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 76.32 (High)
    • Health Care Index 61.11 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.87 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Harlingen

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Harlingen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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