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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


Tierra Del Sol Golf Club

Course Access: Public
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2

Pharr, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Pharr, TX

Los Ebanos Golf Course

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

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

African safari, Texas style! In the comfort of your own vehicle you can travel through hundreds of acres of picturesque, hist...

Museum of South Texas History

Founded as the Hildalgo County Historical Museum in 1967, exhibits cover the history of South Texas and Northeastern Mexico f...

San Fernando Cathedral

Construction began on the cathedral shortly after Canary Island colonists, granted land and title by Spain's King Phillip V, ...

Live Oak County Museum

Historical relics and documents of early Live Oak County....