Rio Hondo is a city in Cameron County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,356 at the 2010 census. It may be included as part of the Brownsville–Harlingen–Raymondville and the Matamoros–Brownsville metropolitan areas.
Location of Rio Hondo, Texas
|Coordinates: 26°14′4″N 97°34′53″W|
Rio Hondo is a town located at (26.234451, -97.581364).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), of which, 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (6.08%) is water.
Rio Hondo is served by the Rio Hondo Independent School District. Rio Hondo Elementary School, Rio Hondo Intermediate School, Rio Hondo Junior High School, and Rio Hondo High School serve Rio Hondo.
In addition, residents are eligible to apply to South Texas Independent School District's magnet schools.
The Rio Hondo Public Library is located in Rio Hondo. A group of retired teachers started the library in 1979.