Esperanza, Hudspeth County, Texas facts for kids
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|Elevation||3,501 ft (1,067 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1379734|
Esperanza was named for a farm in the area; its name means "hope" in Spanish. In 1935, a post office opeend in Esperanza; Bessie Greene McCoy was the first postmaster. Esperanza's population rose from 50 in the 1930s to 100 in the mid-1940s; it remained at 100 until falling to 75 in the 1960s, where it has remained through 2000. As of the late 1980s, the community contained a school and some houses.
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