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The City of Harlingen resides in Cameron County in the state of Texas, located neighboring the Mexican city of Matamoros accross the Rio Grande. As of 2019 the U.S. Census estimates it has a population of over 65,000. Harlingen is part of the Brownsville-Harlignen metropolitan area.
The Port of Entry (POE) of Harlingen only accounts for the Harlingen International Airport which handled trade flows of $16.8M U.S.D. in 2019. Trade crossing through the Free Trade Bridge is reported under the Brownsville POE.
The Harlingen International Airport POE (2383) is part of the trade District of Laredo.
Source: U.S. Census, U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census Foreign Trade Division,
U.S. Customs, Texas Workforce Commission, Central Power and Light, local building departments and local U.S. bridge operators in cited cities.
Compiled by:Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development
City Section Last Update: June 2020
Bridge 1: Free Trade International Bridge
Pedestrian / Non-Commercial Vehicles / Buses / Commercial Trucks
Mexico Border City: Matamoros, Tam.
Northbound crossings for Donna, Pharr, Hidalgo, and McAllen are reported as one and are shown under the Pharr, TX city profile