About This Place
Rio Hondo is a city in Cameron County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,942 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Brownsville–Harlingen Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Rio Hondo is a town located at 26°14′4″N 97°34′53″W / 26.23444°N 97.58139°W / 26.23444; -97.58139 (26.234451, -97.581364).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km²), of which, 1.4 square miles (3.6 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (6.08%) is water.