Crystal City is a city located in Zavala County, Texas, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,190. It is the county seat of Zavala County.
On March 26, 1937, spinach growers erected a statue of the cartoon character Popeye in the town because his reliance on spinach for strength led to greater popularity for the vegetable. See the Popeye statue web entry (http://www.texasescapes.com/They-Shoe-Horses-Dont-They/Popeye-Sailors-in-Limestone.htm).Web Sites and Links
ChefMoz: Crystal CityDetailed restaurant listings and dining guide with reviews submitted by the public, and links to outside reviews. Search by name, cuisine, rating, or location.
Handbook of Texas Online: Crystal City, TexasCommunity history and information.
Key to the CityCommunity information and facts.