Islitas

Name:

Islitas

County:

Webb

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

27° 40′ 2″ N, 99° 39′ 11″ W

Elevation:

 

Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

Islitas is a ghost town in southwestern Webb County, Texas, United States. It was established as a railroad stop and coal shipping center on the Rio Grande and Pecos Valley Railroad in 1882. In 1914 Islitas had its peak population of 300.

Remains:

 

Established:

1882

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

After 1914 the local mines declined. In 1920 the last census report for the community showed 100 people.

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