Los Angeles, Texas

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Los Angeles is an unincorporated community in La Salle County, Texas, United States. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population of 20 in 2000.[1]

Los Angeles is located along State Highway 97 in north central La Salle County, approximately thirteen miles east of Cotulla. Public education in the community is provided by the Cotulla Independent School District.

The community adopted the name "Los Angeles" as a promotional stunt in 1923 in reference to the much larger city in California.[2]

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  1. ^ "Los Angeles, Texas". The Handbook of Texas online. Retrieved 2009-11-12. 
  2. ^ Rane, Jordan (June 11, 2012). "World's 10 most hated cities". CNN Travel. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 

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Coordinates: 28°27′57″N 99°00′00″W / 28.46583°N 99.00000°W / 28.46583; -99.00000