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Pharr, Texas

Pharr was established in 1909, and named after Henry N. Pharr, sugar planter from Louisiana. The town is a center for winter vegetables, citrus and cotton. Home to many Winter Texans, visitors will find modern RV resorts and tourist-related activities. Access to Mexico is available via U.S. 281 and the Pharr/Reynosa International Bridge.

The St. Jude's Catholic Church features beautiful gardens offering a peaceful setting for quiet meditations. The gardens are always open. Memorial Park honors area veterans lost or missing in combat during wartime and is located at the corner of Egly and Canna Streets.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Ye Old Clock Museum

This private collection houses more than 2,000 clocks dating back to 1690

Pharr, TX Museums



Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge

About 2,000 acres of thick, brushy growth, typical of Valley before agricultural development. Preserves and protects abundant wildlife and plant species, many found nowhere else in U.S. Rare birds prominent during winter season. Interpretive wildlife tram operates late Nov. - mid-Apr.;

Pharr, TX Wildlife Refuges

Tropic Star Park

Course Access: Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Pharr, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Pharr, TX

Goliad Country Recreation Association

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Fort Sam Houston Golf Course -La Loma

Course Access: MilitaryHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Woodlake Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Mission Nuestra Senora de la Purisma Concepcion

Established in 1731, more than 20 years under construction. Massive church with twin towers and cupola is oldest unrestored s...

Northern Hills Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...