Geography

Texas Regional MapLaredo, Texas, is located on the north bank of the historical Rio Grande River (or Rio Bravo, as it is known in Mexico). It is unique because it is the only city to operate international bridges between two Mexican states. The city presently maintains two border crossings with the Mexican State of Tamaulipas at Nuevo Laredo, and one with the Mexican State of Nuevo León at Colombia. A fourth bridge is currently being planned along the Tamualipas border. Laredo is the U.S. principal port of entry into Mexico, located on the Pan American Highway that stretches from Canada into Central and South America. The City of Laredo is the largest city in the County of Webb. Webb County also borders the State of Nuevo Leon and the State of Coahuila, Mexico which is northwest of the City of Laredo.

Weather
Spring temperatures for the City of Laredo average at 89F maximum and 54F minimum; Summer temperatures average at 98F maximum and 73F minimum; Fall temperatures average at 95F maximum and 70F minimum; Winter temperatures average 71F maximum and 46F minimum. On average, there are 179 days out of the year that exceed 90F weather and 14 days that fall below 32F. The average annual precipitation is 19 inches, and the annual average humidity is 62%.

Land Area
Laredo encompasses 59,411 acres of land which equals 92.83 sq. miles. Additional information on land area may be found elsewhere on this website.