Downtown Laredo

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Downtown Laredo
Location of Downtown in Laredo, Texas
Location of Downtown in Laredo, Texas
CountryUnited States
CountyWebb County
450 ft (140 m)
ZIP codes
78040, 78042
Area code956
San Agustin Cathedral
Map of Laredo in 1892, which now is Downtown Laredo

Downtown Laredo is the second main business district in Laredo, Texas. Downtown Laredo is the starting point for Interstate Highway 35 and State Highway 359. It is home to all of Laredo's high-rise buildings. Laredo's and Webb County's main government buildings are located in Downtown Laredo. Most of Webb County's National Register of Historic Places are in this area.


Downtown Laredo is located in South Central Laredo, Texas at the terminus of Interstate Highway 35. On the opposite side of the Rio Grande, Downtown Nuevo Laredo is located. Downtown Laredo is roughly bounded by I-35 on the East, the Rio Grande on the South and West and Park Street in the North. This area was the original city of Laredo, founded in 1755 by Don Tomás Sanchez.

Points of interest[edit]

Points of interest in Downtown Laredo are:



Coordinates: 27°30′32″N 99°30′40″W / 27.509°N 99.511°W / 27.509; -99.511