Pharr Population- 40,936  Altitude 107


Smitty's Juke Box Museum in PharrEstablished in 1909, named after Henry N. Pharr, sugar planter from Louisiana.  Center for winter vegetables, citrus and cotton.  Home to Winter Texans each season where visitors find modern RV resorts ans tourist related activities.   Access to Mexico is available via U.S. 281 and the Pharr / Reynosa International Bridge.

Leather factory produces variety of custom garments.  Visitors welcome to watch leather craftsmen at work.  Guided tours in winter at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.  Open Monday through Friday at 904 East U.S. Business 83.

Inquire at the Visitor Center about a large number of unusual clocks displayed in a local business.  the collection consists of about 2,000 antique clocks dating back to 1690.

Be sure to check out the Texas County Market Place at 807 South Jackson Road for an array of hand made items and much more.  Ususally open Tuesday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge -

About four miles to the east of the Pharr / Reynosa International Bridge.

Smitty's Juke Box Museum -

For a bit of nostalgia, stroll by displays of jukeboxes, lovinly restored by the owner.  Collection spans the whole era of music machines.  Open Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
116 West State.  For information, call 956/ 787-0131.

Visitor Center -

Supplies information concerning local events, historic buildings and tourist sites. 
Open Monday - Friday, 8:30a.m. - 5 p.m.  Pharr Chamber of Commerce Building,
308 West Park.  For information, call 956/ 787-1481.



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