Olmito is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cameron County, Texas, United States. Olmito is Spanish for "little elm." The population was 1,198 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Brownsville–Harlingen Metropolitan Statistical Area. Olmito is the self-described "mesquite capital of the world."
Location of Olmito, Texas
|Coordinates: 26°1′11″N 97°32′5″W|
Olmito is located at (26.019655, -97.534690).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), of which 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) is land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km², or 2.90%) is water.
Olmito is served by the Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District.
In addition, South Texas Independent School District operates magnet schools that serve the community.