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Esperanza, Hudspeth County, Texas

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Country  United States
County  Hudspeth
Area code(s)  915
Elevation  1,067 m
Local time  Tuesday 6:20 PM
State  Texas
Time zone  Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID  1379734
Population  75 (2000)
Esperanza, Hudspeth County, Texas
Weather  22°C, Wind E at 5 km/h, 9% Humidity

Esperanza is an unincorporated community in Hudspeth County, Texas, United States. Esperanza is located on Farm to Market Road 192 21 miles (34 km) west of Sierra Blanca.

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Map of Esperanza, Texas 79839, USA

History

Esperanza was named for a farm in the area; its name means "hope" in Spanish. In 1935, a post office opeend in Esperanza; Bessie Greene McCoy was the first postmaster. Esperanza's population rose from 50 in the 1930s to 100 in the mid-1940s; it remained at 100 until falling to 75 in the 1960s, where it has remained through 2000. As of the late 1980s, the community contained a school and some houses.

References

Esperanza, Hudspeth County, Texas Wikipedia


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