Introduction to Raymondville, Texas
In 1904, Raymondville was established by Edward Burleson Raymond, owner of the Las Majadas Ranch and foreman of the King Ranch El Sauz Ranch. Raymondville is the county seat of Willacy County, which was formed in 1911. The county was named after the state senator John G. Willacy.
Raymondville and Nearby Attractions
- Raymondville Historical Museum
- Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park
- International Museum of Art & Science
- Boca Chica State Park
Things To Do In Raymondville
People may visit popular parks like Boca Chica State Park, Padre Island National Seashore, and Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park. Museums like the Bicultural Museum, Raymondville Historical Museum, and International Museum of Art & Science may also be visited. Local churches include Ebenezar Church, Bethel Methodist Church, Apostolic Assembly, First Presbyterian Church, Iglesia de Luz del Mundo, Raymondville Christain Center, and First Baptist.
The closest major airport is the Valley International Airport.
Raymondville Higher Education
Colleges near the city like South Texas Community College, University of Texas - Pan American, and Texas State Technical College - Harlingen.