DREAMLAND, TEXAS. Dreamland, on U.S. Highway 83 four miles east of Rio Grande City in southeastern Starr County, was an irrigated-farm project in the late 1920s. A local post office was granted in 1944 but replaced by rural delivery from Rio Grande City in 1945. The railroad station at Dreamland was named Santa Cruz. In 1940 the community had a population of ten, and in 1967 it listed two businesses and a cemetery. The settlement was subsequently absorbed by La Puerta and Santa Cruz and in 1991 was no longer identified on maps.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Dick D. Heller, Jr., "Dreamland, TX," accessed May 27, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hnd43.
Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history every day,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles