Webb, Texas

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Webb, Texas
unincorporated community
Established 1881
Elevation 217 m (711 ft)
Population (1990)
 • Total 40
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) +1-956
Nearest Airports: Laredo: Laredo International Airport KLRD LRD Nuevo Laredo: Quetzalcoatl International Airport MMNL NLD

Webb is a rural unincorporated community in Webb County, Texas, United States, located 20 miles north of Laredo. According to the 1990 census it had a population of 40.

History[edit]

Webb, Texas was established as a railroad stop on the International-Great Northern Railroad in 1881. The town was named in honor of the county it was founded on. A Webb post office, established in 1909, was still in operation in 1980. According to a local count in 1914 Webb, Texas had a population of 100 but its population went down to 25 in 1936.

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