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Facts about San Ygnacio, Texas
San Ygnacio is a census-designated place (CDP) in Zapata County, Texas, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 667. It is named for the prominent Spanish saint, Ignatius of Loyola. The portion of the community between the Rio Grande and U.S. Highway 83 is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as San Ygnacio Historic District.
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Although many of San Ygnacio's neighboring municipalities were evacuated and consolidated in the deliberate 1953 flooding of the region which created Falcon International Reservoir Lake and Zapata, Texas Zapata, San Ygnacio's residents petitioned for the right to remain on their land, which was high enough to escape substantial damage. It is named for the prominent Spanish saint, Ignatius of Loyola.
San Ygnacio, originally a Mexico pueblo, was founded in 1830 by settlers from nearby Guerrero, Tamaulipas on the outskirts of the recently established Trevino-Uribe Rancho Ranch. As of the United States Census, 2000 census, the CDP population was 853. San Ygnacio is a census-designated place (CDP) in Zapata County, Texas County, Texas, in the United States. San Ygnacio is also historically notable for its involvement in the short-lived revolution of the Republic of the Rio Grande Grande Republic, which was established at meetings which were convened in the town in 1839.
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