Just North of Mexico
Edinburg, the second largest city in Hidalgo County, is centrally located in the semi-tropical Rio Grande Valley of Texas — with the Gulf of Mexico 65 miles to the east, and the northern border of Mexico just 20 miles south.
The geographic elevation of Edinburg is 122 feet above sea level, and the city area is 31 square miles. Hidalgo County is the seventh largest county in Texas at 1,567 square miles. Edinburg has a year-round population of more than 48,000, in a region boasting the largest concentration of people between the ages of 18 and 24 in North America.