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LA ROSE, TEXAS. La Rose (also known as La Rosa) is on Farm Road 624 twenty miles northwest of Corpus Christi in north central Nueces County. It was established around 1900. In the mid-1930s the community had a store and a number of houses; children attended school in nearby Bluntzer or Riverside. La Rosa was included on a list of communities by the Texas Department of Transportation in 1985.  The community is unincorporated, but listed a population of 20 in the 1990 and 2002 Texas Almanac.


Nueces County Historical Society, History of Nueces County (Austin: Jenkins, 1972).

Christopher Long

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