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Falfurrias is a city in Brooks County.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the name derives from Spanish for "heart's delight," a local wildflower.
The latitude of Falfurrias is 27.226N. The longitude is -98.143W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 115 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,100.
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1% of Falfurrias residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Falfurrias ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Falfurrias was $9,573, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Falfurrias residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Falfurrias, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $150. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $511.
Libraries in Falfurrias include Ed Rachal Memorial Library ... View libraries
Brooks County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Falfurrias political report.
The average commute time for Falfurrias workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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