Introduction to Roma, Texas
Roma was established in 1765, and was incorporated in 1936. It was given its name because of its location on a hill. Before the independence of Texas from Mexico in 1836, Roma was under the jurisdiction of Mier town and also under the Spanish rule. The city was commonly known as Roma-Los Saenz after it took the Los Saenz area.
Roma and Nearby Attractions
- Roma Historical Museum
- Falcon State Recreation Park
- International Museum of Art & Science
- Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park
Things To Do In Roma
People are offered opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating and camping at popular parks like Falcon State Recreation Park and Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park. Falcon State Park offers opportunities for swimming, camping, boating, and fishing. Museums which may be visited include Roma Historical Museum, and International Museum of Art & Science. The latter museum displays exhibits on Latin American Folk Art.
Flights are available from McAllen Miller International airport.
Roma Higher Education
Colleges near the city include South Texas Community College, University of Texas - Pan American, Odessa College, and Midland College.