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Bluetown, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Cameron
Area
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
67 ft (20 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 356
 • Density 150/sq mi (58.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 48-08908

Bluetown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cameron County, in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 356 at the 2010 census. Prior to the 2010 census the community was part of the Bluetown-Iglesia Antigua CDP. It is part of the BrownsvilleHarlingen Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Bluetown is in southwestern Cameron County, bordered to the west by Iglesia Antigua and to the south by the Rio Grande, which forms the Mexico–United States border. U.S. Route 281 passes through the community, leading southeast 26 miles (42 km) to Brownsville and west 29 miles (47 km) to Hidalgo. La Feria is 6 miles (10 km) to the north.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Bluetown CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.3 km2), of which 2.4 square miles (6.1 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.2 km2), or 2.72%, is water.

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