Penitas is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas. The population was 4,403 at the 2010 United States Census. It is part of the McAllen–Edinburg–Mission and Reynosa–McAllen metropolitan areas.
|City of Penitas|
|Coordinates: 26°13′52″N 98°26′42″W|
Penitas is located at (26.231111, -98.445000).
According to the United States Census Bureau, first settled in 1520, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), of which 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2) is land and 0.50% is water.
Penitas is served by the La Joya Independent School District.
In addition, South Texas Independent School District operates magnet schools that serve the community.