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Uvalde is small city located in southwest Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,751 residents. The town was founded in 1853 and was named for the Spanish governor, Juan de Ugalde. The city of Uvalde is considered to be the southernmost point of the Texas Hill Country and the northern point of the South Texas region. Uvalde has the distinction of being the only known bottler of cactus juice. It is also known as the Honey Capital of the World for its' production of Huajillo (also spelled Guajillo) Honey, a mild light colored honey. Attractions in Uvalde include the Aviation Museum of Texas, Cook's Slough Sanctuary, which is a natural birding habitat, the Sahawe Indian Outdoor Theater, and the Uvalde Memorial Park and Recreational Complex. The latter offers shaded picnicking spots, playgrounds, fountains, an amphitheater, basketball and volleyball courts, covered pavilion and walking trails. One of the most unique attractions in Uvalde is the Briscoe Art & Antique Collection, which is located within First State Bank of Uvalde. It's the most unique bank in Texas, most likely the whole country. With over 6,000 visitors per year, the art collection includes masterpieces by Rembrandt and Gainsborough.

Surrounding areas: Concan, Texas (20.2 mi), Leakey, Texas (35.9 mi)

Uvalde Vacation Rentals

Uvalde Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Holiday Inn Uvalde920 E Main StUvalde, TX (830) 278-4511

Uvalde Weather & Climate

Southwestern Texas Hill Country is on the edge of the humid subtropical climate zone. Summers are hot and humid and winters are cool. The region has many rivers and hills and the vegetation is both deciduous and coniferous at the greater elevations. Average annul rainfall in southwestern Texas is up to 48 inches (1,200 mm). Flooding is common near rivers and in low lying areas. The wettest months of the year are April and May. Snow is extremely rare in this region. There are basically just the two seasons; summer and winter. Cold, dry air from the Great Plains moves into the area in the wintertime. Tornadoes are possible, but not as common as in other areas of the state.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 63°F 37°F 1.02 in. -
February 69°F 41°F 1.12 in. -
March 76°F 48°F 0.98 in. -
April 82°F 57°F 2.03 in. -
May 87°F 65°F 3.28 in. -
June 92°F 70°F 3.54 in. -
July 95°F 71°F 1.22 in. -
August 95°F 71°F 2.62 in. -
September 91°F 67°F 2.33 in. -
October 82°F 58°F 2.38 in. -
November 72°F 47°F 1.57 in. -
December 65°F 39°F 1.34 in. -

Uvalde Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are Garner Field (UVA) located about 2 miles east of Uvalde, the Hondo Municipal airport (HDO) located approximately 38 miles east of Uvalde in Hondo, Texas, Mc Kinley Field (T30) located roughly 48 miles southeast of Uvalde in Pearsall, Texas, the Maverick County Meml International airport (5T9) located around 50 miles west of Uvalde in Eagle Pass, Texas, Kerrville Municipal Louis Schreiner Field (ERV) located about 67 miles northeast of Uvalde in Kerrville, Texas, and finally the Del Rio International airport (DRT) located approximately 69 miles west of Uvalde in Del Rio, Texas.

Uvalde Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Kiddie Park Of San AntonioSan AntonioTX79.3 mi.
SeaWorld San AntonioSan AntonioTX79.3 mi.
Six Flags Fiesta TexasSan AntonioTX79.3 mi.
Water Parks
Splashdown San AntonioSan AntonioTX79.3 mi.
Schlitterbahn Waterpark ResortNew BraunfelsTX105.6 mi.
Golf Courses
Uvalde Memorial Park Golf CourseUvaldeTX 
State Parks
Garner State ParkTX25.8 mi. 
Zoos and Aquariums
San Antonio Zoological Gardens and AquariumSan AntonioTX79.3 mi.
Sea World of San AntonioSan AntonioTX79.3 mi.

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