Hidalgo History & Culture
With an ideal climate and low property taxes, Hidalgo County is becoming a choice area for relocation for retirement purposes or other reasons. Hidalgo County has a very low crime rate, absolutely no gang activity, modern medical facilities, and the peace that comes with small town living. Hidalgo County has authentic ghost towns, Wolfsong Ranch, which is a large wolf and wildlife refuge, as well as numerous art galleries in Rodeo. There are many older, established homes, farms, or ranches for sale in the various communities in Hidalgo County as well as new housing projects starting in the area. Many new employment opportunities will become available in Hidalgo in the very near future, benefited from the new government projects. Because of its location in the southwestern corner of New Mexico, it has beautiful weather with highs in the 90’s in summer and lows in the 20’s in January. July through October is their rainy season.