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Raymondville (Willacy County)

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Founded in 1904 by Edward Burleson Raymond through a town development corporation in partnership with the King family, Raymondville did not truly flourish until it became county seat in 1921. Divided into quadrants, the urban fabric of Raymondville is not as substantial as that of the cities in the Lower Valley, probably due to its remoteness from the Rio Grande and lack of widespread irrigation facilities.

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Author: 
Gerald Moorhead et al.

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