San Benito, Texas

San Benito is a city in Cameron County, Texas. The population was 24,250 at the 2010 United States Census. San Benito celebrated the 100th anniversary of the naming of the city April 3, 2007. The post office was named Diaz from April to May 1907. The San Benito Museum, Freddy Fender Museum and Conjunto Music Museum opened in the same building Nov. 17, 2007. Oct 25, 1975 on Hee Haw, Freddy Fender saluted his hometown of San Benito, TX, population 15,177. San Benito may be included as part of the Brownsville–Harlingen–Raymondville and the Matamoros–Brownsville metropolitan areas.

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