Del Rio is a city located in Val Verde County, Texas, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 33,867. It is the county seat of Val Verde County.
Del Rio is best known as the American address of legendary Mexican radio station XERF whose gigantic transmitter was located just over the border in Ciudad Acuņa, Mexico.
Del Rio is also home to Laughlin Air Force Base, the largest pilot training base in the United States Air Force.
Web Sites and Links
Del Rio Chamber of CommerceProvides information on the city history, businesses, churches, schools, community event calendar, and links.
Del Rio News-HeraldLocal news and information. In English and Spanish.
Handbook of Texas Online: Del Rio, TXCommunity history and information.