The town is the Willacy County seat and a commercial center for area farms. Favorable conditions allow for a 300-day growing season. Recreation includes a swimming pool, parks and nearby saltwater fishing. Raymondville and Willacy County offer shopping, dining, boating, birding, wildlife viewing and hunting. Several RV parks are available.
Raymondville Golf Course has nine holes. 1839 Emma Ross Road. Call 956/689-3594 for information.
Inquire locally about one of the original boot-making families that still craft boots by hand. Their boots are worn by Texas Rangers, cowboys and royalty.