Laredo, Texas

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Laredo, Texas
City of Laredo
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Coat o airms o Laredo, Texas
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Nickname(s): 
"The Gateway City" an "The City Under Seven Flags"
Webb County Laredo.svg
Laredo, Texas is locatit in the US
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)
 • Land230.27 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 (1,602.2/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)
Wabsteidlaredotexas.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 2008-01-31. 
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.