Laredo, Texas

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Laredo, Texas
City of Laredo
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Coat of airms o Laredo, Texas
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Eik-name(s): 
"The Gateway City" an "The City Under Seven Flags"
Webb County Laredo.svg
Laredo, Texas is locatit in the Unitit States
Laredo, Texas
Laredo, Texas
Location in the contiguous Unitit States
Coordinates: 27°31′28″N 99°29′26″W / 27.52444°N 99.49056°W / 27.52444; -99.49056
KintraUnitit States
StateTexas
CoontyWebb
Metropolitan aurieLaredo-Nuevo Laredo Metropolitan Aurie
Settled1755
Govrenment
 • TeepCooncil-manager
 • Ceety cooncilMayor Pete Saenz (Democrat in nonpartisan poseetion)
Laredo Ceety Cooncil:
(1) Rudy Gonzalez, Jr.
(2) Vidal Rodriguez
(3) Alejandro Perez, Jr.
(4) Juan Narvaez
(5) Roque Vela
(6) Charlie San Miguel
(7) George Altgelt
(8) Roberto Balli
 • Ceety managerJesus R. "Chuy" Olivares
 • Polis chiefRay Garner[1]
Area
 • Ceety233.12 km2 (90.01 sq mi)
 • Laund230.27 km2 (88.91 sq mi)
 • Water2.85 km2 (1.1 sq mi)  1.30%
 • Metro
418.96 km2 (161.76 sq mi)
Elevation
137.2 m (438 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Ceety244,731 (US: 81st)
 • Density1,045.1/km2 (2,718.9/sq mi)
 • Metro
259,172 (US: 178t)
 • Metro density615.9/km2 (1602.2/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Laredoan
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CST)
ZIP code
78040–78046, 78049
Aurie code956
FIPS code48-41464[2]
GNIS featur ID1339633[3]
AirportLaredo Internaitional Airport KLRD (LRD)
Websitelaredotexas.gov

Laredo is the coonty seat o Webb Coonty, Texas, Unitit States, locatit on the north bank o the Rio Grande in sooth Texas, athort frae Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mikaela Rodriguez, "It's Chief Garner: UISD chief is new top cop at Laredo Police Department", Laredo Morning Times, March 19, 2013, p. 1, 11A
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.