Sacred Heart Catholic Church in downtown Crystal City
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Location of Crystal City, Texas
Crystal City is a city in and the county seat of Zavala County, Texas, United States. The population was 7,190 at the 2000 census. Mayor: Ricardo Lopez
Just north of Crystal City is a unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
South of Crystal City on U.S. Highway 83 is Ecoloclean Industries, Inc., founded in 2001. The company engages in the manufacture and sale of machines for the treatment of contaminated water. In 2005, the company was retained by officials inBiloxi, Mississippi, to provide drinking water toHurricane Katrina victims and to establish water remediation needed in the aftermath of the storm along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The president and CEO of Ecoloclean was Melvin Royis Ward (1934-2013), a native ofNavarro County, Texas. The vice president of capital sourcing was former Louisiana State Representative Terry W. Gee(1940-2014).