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Location Overview



McAllen is the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas. It is located at the southern tip of Texas in the Rio Grande Valley and is part of the Southern United States. It is about 70 miles west of South Padre Island and the Gulf of Mexico. Today the McAllen–Edinburg–Mission metropolitan area is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States.

Bluestone has five properties in McAllen: Crossings Apartments, Danubia Townhomes, Jackson Square, and Redbud Place.



McAllen is a city with something to offer for everyone. Nature lovers can enjoy the vast options of birdwatching, fishing, and the famous McAllen Nature Center. History buffs will appreciate the Historic District and Archer Park. Residents and tourists alike enjoy the McAllen Heritage Museum and the International Museum of Art and Science. The Entertainment District hosts the city’s best bars, restaurants, and theaters.



The McAllen Independent School District is one of the most prestigious in the state of Texas. There are 20 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, and 6 high schools. The McAllen ISD students test at or above the average of the state of Texas in every metric.

Location Overview