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Ruidosa, Texas
Unincorporated village
Ruins of Sacred Heart Mission along FM 170 in Ruidosa
Ruins of Sacred Heart Mission along FM 170 in Ruidosa
Ruidene, Texas
Ruidosa, Texas is located in Texas
Ruidosa, Texas
Ruidosa, Texas
Location in Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Presidio
2,795 ft (852 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
Area code 432
GNIS feature ID 1378997

Ruidosa is an unincorporated desert village in Presidio County, Texas, United States. Although called a ghost town by some sources, there were 43 inhabitants as of 2000 and a small store.


This area has a large amount of sunshine year round due to its stable descending air and high pressure. According to the Köppen climate classification system, Ruidosa has a mild desert climate, abbreviated as BWn on climate maps.


Ruidosa is incorporated into the Presidio Independent School District.

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