Mirando City, TX
Mirando City is a census-designated place (CDP) in Webb County, Texas, United States. The population was 493 at the 2000 census. The town gets its name from Nicolás Mirando, a Spanish land grantee. The population of Mirando City was highest in 1929, at an estimated 1500. The peyote cactus thrives in and around Mirando City and nearby Oilton, and is a clandestine source of income for residents. Peyoteros have harvested peyote in Mirando City for over a hundred years.
Mirando City was the center of the South Texas Oil Boom, launched in 1921 by the industrialist Oliver Winfield Killam of Laredo.
Mirando City is located at 27°26′26″N 98°59′57″W / 27.44056°N 98.99917°W / 27.44056; -98.99917 (27.440631, -98.999170).