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 Uvalde, Texas (Cities)
Uvalde is located west of San Antonio between Hondo and Del Rio where US 90 and US 83 meet, between the Leona and Nueces Rivers.
In south central Uvalde County, it is the seat.
Uvalde depends on agriculture for its economic base, and it was the honey capital of the world.
www.ohwy.com /tx/u/uvalde.htm   (141 words)

  
 Uvalde County, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Uvalde County is a county located in the state of Texas.
The county is named for Juan de Ugalde, the Spanish governor of Coahuila.
Out of the total population, 33.9% of those under the age of 18 and 18.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Uvalde_County,_Texas   (387 words)

  
 Uvalde, Texas -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Uvalde is a city located in (Click link for more info and facts about Uvalde County, Texas) Uvalde County, Texas.
It is the (The town or city that is the seat of government for a county) county seat of (Click link for more info and facts about Uvalde County) Uvalde County.
Uvalde is located at 29°12'52" North, 99°47'23" West (29.214313, -99.789644).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/u/uv/uvalde,_texas.htm   (518 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: UVALDE COUNTY
At the intersection of U.S. highways 83 and 90 is Uvalde, the county seat.
Uvalde County was formed by legislative act from Bexar County on February 8, 1850, but failed to secure a permanent county status because of an insufficient number of settlers.
The population grew from 17,348 in 1970 to 22,441 in 1980.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/UU/hcu3.html   (3139 words)

  
 Uvalde Texas Newspaper -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Uvalde Estates is located at 29°9'27" North, 99°50'14" West (29.157394, -99.837295).
The ''Texas Republican'' and the ''Tri-Weekly Herald'', both published by Robert W. Loughery, were credited with aiding the election of Marshall citizens, J.P. Henderson, Edward Clark, and Pendleton Murrah to the Governor's office and Louis T. Wigfall to the U.S. Senate.
In the ''Texas Republican'' Loughery defend slavery and plantation agriculture; and supported the secession of Texas and later the Confederacy.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/155/uvalde-texas-newspaper.html   (848 words)

  
 The official Uvalde Texas Homepage
Uvalde, a small, south-west Texas town named after the great Mexican General, Juan de Ugalde, widely regarded by historians as one of the greatest military leaders of the 19th century, who heroically led the defense against the Coahuila Apaches.
Uvalde is at the intersection of the nation's two longest highways.
Uvalde is also famous for its abundance of trees, many of them in the middle of the street; Hence the town motto - "Uvalde is Tree-mendous!"
uvalde.jbadger.com   (358 words)

  
 UvaldeRadio.com | Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Uvalde County Commissioners are scheduled to consider and act upon a resolution supporting the Texas Hill Country Trail Region when the court meets Monday morning at 10 in the Commissioner’s courtroom.
Uvalde City officials have cancelled the City Council meeting scheduled for last night, due to the lack of a quorum present.
Uvalde City officials invited the residents to come back to the next city council meeting to address a full quorum of the council.
www.uvalderadio.com /archive/news-archive-6-2-2005.html   (2141 words)

  
 TPWD: Garner State Park
History: Garner State Park is 1419.8 acres (10 water acres of the Frio River) of recreational facilities in northern Uvalde County.
Also nearby are John Nance "Cactus Jack" Garner Museum in Uvalde; the ruins of historic Mission Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria del Cañon, founded in 1749; Camp Sabinal (a U.S. Cavalry post and later Texas Ranger camp) established 1856; and Fort Inge, established 1849.
Directions: The park is located in Uvalde County, 31 miles north of the town of Uvalde, 9 miles south of Leakey, or 8 miles north of Concan on the Frio River.
www.tpwd.state.tx.us /park/garner   (839 words)

  
 The official Uvalde Texas Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I come from Uvalde, a small, south-west Texas town named after the great Mexican General, Juan de Ugalde, widely regarded by historians as one of the greatest military leaders of the 19th century, who heroically led the defense against the Coahuila Apaches.
Every year hundreds of thousands of tourists flock to Uvalde to see the Grave of one of the most influential political figures of the 20th century.
Uvalde is also home to former Texas Governor Dolph Briscoe, Hollywood superstar Dale Evans (wife of Roy Rogers), outlaw Pat Garrett (moved to Uvalde after shooting Billy the Kid), 700 Club man Ben Kinchlow, notorious frontier sheriff and outlaw, J. King Fisher and Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey.
www.mme.tcd.ie /~jbadger/uvalde.html   (368 words)

  
 Uvalde County TXGenWeb Project
Uvalde County's most famous son was John Nance Garner, Vice-President of the United States under Franklin Roosevelt from 1933 to 1941.
Uvalde County is located on the southwest side of the Texas Hill Country between Del Rio and San Antonio and the lands include parts of the Edwards Plateau and the Nueces River.
Famous People from Uvalde County: Former Vice Presidend John Nance "Cactus Jack" Garner was born near Detroit, Texas, on Nov. 22, 1868 and began law practice in Uvalde in 1890 and died in Uvalde on Nov. 7, 1967.
www.rootsweb.com /~txuvalde   (743 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: UVALDE, TX
Uvalde is on U.S. highways 90 and 83, State highways 55, 117, and 140, and the Southern Pacific Railroad, eighty-three miles west of San Antonio and seventy miles east of Del Rio in south central Uvalde County.
The Crystal City and Uvalde Railroad was built to Crystal City in 1911, and the Uvalde and Northern ran to Camp Wood from 1921 to 1942.
Southwest Texas Junior College was established in 1946, and Texas AandM University operated a research and extension center in Uvalde.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/UU/heu3.html   (633 words)

  
 Continental Corporation - Uvalde, Texas/USA
Uvalde, Texas (USA) is located approximately 83 miles west of San Antonio (location of nearest international airport) and approximately 70 miles from the Mexican border.
Situated in the heart of the winter-garden area Uvalde is also known as the Honey Capital of the World.
Currently, there are eleven different test courses including a 3-lane 8 1/2 mile high speed oval, various asphalt, cement, gravel, dirt and rock courses as well as numerous high performance and special test courses as well as numerous high performance and special test courses.
www.conti-online.com /generator/www/com/en/continental/portal/general/business_services/proving_grounds_uvalde_usa_en.html   (172 words)

  
 Uvalde Convention and Visitors Bureau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Uvalde Memorial Park and Recreational Complex Shaded park and picnic areas on the banks of the Leona River.
The "Uvalde" served the United States Navy during World War II and was most active in the campaigns of the Pacific Theater.
Every board in the house carefully chosen from East Texas lumber and the rooms are practically soundproof because the walls are made of four layers of lumber.
www.visituvalde.com /Heritage.htm   (2479 words)

  
 Uvalde County, Texas ATV/ORV River Access
Uvalde County, Texas Commissioners Court is considering a proposal called the Local River Access Plan, which would allow operators of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and Off-Road Vehicles (ORVs) to drive in and along more than 62 miles of rivers, streambeds and surrounding public lands in Uvalde County.
Uvalde County Judge Bill Mitchell set a hearing date of October 25, for the Commissioners Court to hold a special meeting to further discuss this matter.
This law was enacted for the specific purpose of preventing the kind of access currently being sought by the off-road vehicle groups in Uvalde County, where the fragile nature of rivers is already in a delicate balance that would easily be upset by allowing off-road vehicles to drive in or near rivers, streambeds and riverbanks.
southwestpaddler.com /docs/uvalde1.html   (860 words)

  
 Texas Cooperative Extension, The Uvalde County Office
Uvalde County, named for Spaniard Juan de Ugalde, is in Southwest Texas midway between San Antonio and the International Amistad Reservoir on the United States-Mexico border.
The southern and eastern region is in the South Texas brushy plains and features thorny vegetation with scattered post oak and live oak.
Uvalde County lies in the heart of the Winter Garden Region of South Texas.
uvalde-tx.tamu.edu   (298 words)

  
 Uvalde Texas history and travel, and Uvalde hotel reservations.
Uvalde Texas history and travel, and Uvalde hotel reservations.
Both were slain by assassins before they could draw their guns in the narrow stairwell.
The population of Uvalde was 2,000 people in 1890 and in addition to the East-West Railroad - shorter lines extended North and South to Camp Wood and Crystal City.
www.texasescapes.com /TexasHillCountryTowns/UvaldeTexas/UvaldeTx.htm   (411 words)

  
 UvaldeRadio.com | Brought to you by KUVA 102.3, KVOU 104.9 FM, Solid Gold AM 1400   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Uvalde County Attorney John Dodson has confirmed the hiring of former Uvalde County Sheriff's Deputy Charles Mendeke as his new investigator.
Uvalde County Commissioners this morning voted unanimously to approve authorizing the purchase of sheriff department vehicles.
The Uvalde Coyotes host the Alamo Heights Mules tonight in the Uvalde Honey Bowl in the first home district game of the season for the Coyotes.
www.uvalderadio.com   (161 words)

  
 Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News: Tire Traction under Scrutiny at Uvalde, Texas, Testing Facility.(Originated from ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
UVALDE, Texas--July 8--There's more to automobile tire-test technology than endless, curving miles of driving on a featureless South Texas oval.
While road tests are a big part of the process, the newest feature at Continental General Tire Inc.'s Uvalde Proving Grounds is a $2 million traction-test facility where computers record 400 measurements per second while a tire locks into a skid.
Equipped with water pipes that can create wet road conditions on asphalt or concrete surfaces, the facility provides "probably the most scientific testing we do at this proving grounds," said...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:17238096&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (201 words)

  
 Uvalde Texas Resource Guide, City or community of Uvalde, Texas Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, Advertising
The amount of land area in Uvalde is 14.278 sq.
The distance from Uvalde to Washington DC is 1515 miles.
Uvalde is positioned 29.21 degrees north of the equator and 99.78 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.usacitiesonline.com /txcountyuvalde.htm   (187 words)

  
 Uvalde, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
We are Uvalde's only Holiday Inn, located at the intersection of US 90 and FM 1023 on the east side of town.
We are a family owned and operated motel, that sits between San Antonio, Texas and the Mexico border.
Our location is conveniently located in the middle of Uvalde, so it is close to shopping, college, golfing, hospital and airport.
www.traveltoday.com /poi2/Uvalde/TX/USA   (135 words)

  
 uvalde: Texas Hill Country Adventure Guide Part 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Uvalde is informed, supportive and combines its active local leadership with a region that unites community organizations, regional partners and.
Uvalde earned two battle stars for her World War II service and three for the Korean War.
Uvalde is informed, active and a great place to live.
www.usmlestep1.info /uvalde.html   (236 words)

  
 The Light of the World Church - Uvalde, Texas - Iglesia La Luz del Mundo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
May the peace of God and the grace brought through Jesus Christ be in your hearts.
The brothers of Uvalde hope you can honor us by visiting our temple located at 124 West Modesta in Uvalde, Texas.
You are invited when you wish to visit us in Uvalde or visit any of the other churches in your area.
www.ldmuvalde.org   (136 words)

  
 John Nance Garner Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The John Nance Garner Museum, located in Uvalde, Texas, is one of the four divisions of the University of Texas Center for American History.
In 1952, Garner donated the structure to the City of Uvalde as a memorial to his late wife, but continued to reside on the property in a small one-story cottage until his death on November 7, 1967.
On November 20, 1999, the City of Uvalde transferred ownership of the Garner Museum to the University of Texas at Austin to become a division of the University's Center for American History (CAH).
www.cah.utexas.edu /divisions/Garner.html   (678 words)

  
 The Badger Sett, Uvalde Texas, Lappeenranta Finland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Here is a recent photo of him and his new baby brother, Sean, scrubbin' that Texas dirt out from under their nails after a long, hard day on the range.
When he is not terrorizing Baby Sean with a pitchfork or a branding iron, he's playing for hours on end with his Brio train set or vegin' in front of the tube watching Thomas the Tank Engine while munching on a bucket of jalapeƱo peppers.
A monster of a baby he is; not even a year old and he must be pushin' 50 lbs (25 kilos).
www.mme.tcd.ie /~jbadger/welcome.html   (493 words)

  
 Uvalde, Texas Accommodations- TourTexas Destination Guide
We are open year-round and invite you to experience this spectacular piece of Texas.
Nestled in the Hill Country, only 1 hour northeast of Uvalde, this park is a combination of rugged limestone canyons, plateau grasslands, wooded slopes and clear streams.
The only maple forest in Texas is located in the 2,174-acre park.
www.tourtexas.com /uvalde/stay.html   (324 words)

  
 Listings Texas: Uvalde County: Society
Uvalde County (B-12), named for Spaniard Juan de Ugalde, qv is in Southwest Texas midway between San Antonio and the International Amistad Reservoir...
Knippa, originally known as Chatfield, is on the Southern Pacific Railroad, U.S. Highway 90, and the Frio River, between Sabinal and Uvalde in...
Sabinal, originally known as Hammer's Station, is on U.S. Highway 90 and the Southern Pacific Railroad, twenty miles northeast of Uvalde in east...
listingstexas.com /Hill-Country-Region/Uvalde-County/Society#christian   (292 words)

  
 Uvalde, Texas - Uvalde Junior High School
Uvalde was first settled in 1853, and in 1855-56 was known as Encina, and was once the domain of notorious frontier sheriff and outlaw, J. King Fisher.
Today, Uvalde is a retail center for extensive cattle, sheep and goat ranching, and also truck farming and honey production.
Located in the City of Uvalde are three secondary campuses: Uvalde High School, Uvalde Junior High School, and Excel Academy (formerly New Hope Learning Center); and five campuses for lower grades.
www.wattsonschools.com /sites/uvalde_texas.htm   (423 words)

  
 Uvalde, Texas
City is at intersection of nation's two longest highways, U.S, 90 and U.S. 83, Home of Southwest Texas junior College and Sul Ross State Univ. I Rio Grande College.
Restored and refurbished, the Grand Opera House, c, 1891, was once the center of cultural activity in Southwest Texas.
U.S. 83 north through Concan, past Garner State Park to Leakey, then west on F.M. 337 and south on Texas 55; or at Leakey, cast on F.M 337 to Vanderpool (near Lost Maples Natural Area), and south on F.M. 187 to Sabinal; some of the most spectacular scenery in Texas Hill Country.
www.lone-star.net /mall/txtrails/uvalde.htm   (365 words)

  
 Sabinal Chamber of Commerce: Gateway to the Texas Hill Country: Bow Hunting Capitol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sabinal is at Highway 90 and 187 intersection, 60 miles W. of San Antonio, Texas.
Sabinal is a small Texas town located at the intersection of Highway 90 and 187.
Sabinal is in eastern Uvalde County near the western border of Medina County.
www.sabinalchamber.com   (163 words)

  
 Sabinal, Texas Hunting: Brush Country meets Texas Hill Country: Whitetail, Wild Hog, Bird, Exotics. Bowhunting Capital.
We feel that we offer the bow hunter the finest opportunity for success, at the most competitive rates, in Texas.
Known as the "Poor Man's Grizzly Bear," the wild boar is one of the toughest, smartest, most tenacious, and certainly the most aggressive critter in all of our great outdoors." See rates, dates and photos.
When booking groups of 3 or more, our excellent facilities and ranch are reserved exclusively for your group along with a great staff, all ensuring a relaxing quality experience that can be confirmed by written testimonials from customer letters.
www.texashillcountrygateway.com /hunting.html   (501 words)

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