About Roma

Let's have a look around into background of Roma

County: Starr County
State: Texas
Country: United States
Latitude: 26.4061111111
Longitude: -99.0055555556
Time zone: Central Standard Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Roma

Climate: Mid-Latitude Steppe and Desert Climate
Best Time to Visit: March to may and September to December


Roma is a city in Starr County, Texas, United States. The population was 9,765 at the 2010 census. The city is located along the Rio Grande, across from Ciudad Miguel Alemán in Tamaulipas, Mexico. The city is also popularly known as Roma-Los Saenz, since the incorporated city also took the area known as Los Saenz.

Distance from Roma center to Airport

The nearest major airport is McAllen-Miller International Airport (MFE / KMFE). This airport has international and domestic flights from McAllen, Texas. Another major airport is General Lucio Blanco International Airport (REX / MMRX), which has domestic flights from Reynosa, Mexico. 
Driving Distance: 54 miles / 87 km
Driving Time: 65 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

Airport: McAllen-Miller International Airport
Road: Bus: Greyhound Bus lines and Omnibus Express.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Mier,
  • Rio Grande City,
  • Camargo

Emergency Contact Numbers in Roma city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Airport: +1 956-681-1510 (McAllen-Miller International Airport)
Hospital: +1 956-487-5561 (Starr County Memorial Hospital)


Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta 
Orange Bowl 
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival 

Tourist Attractions

Roma Park
Roma Public Libruary
Falcon State Park

Theatre & Concerts

AMC Theaters
DC Theaters

Visit Top Restaurants in Roma

El Mexicano
El Taco Rico
Rancho Cafe

Top Shopping Centers in Roma

Quality Outlet
Mattress Outlet
Palms Crossing Town Ctr

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Roma World Birding Center
Juárez Museum of Art
Monumento a Benito Juarez

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Cornbread – Casa de Adobe Restaurant & Bar
Tacos – Taco Nay
Sushi – Okashi Sushi Bar & Seafood

Sports Club

Halcones FC DE Miguel Aleman – Soccer
Galvan's Martial Arts – Martial Arts

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 1.92
Taxi: $ 1.09 (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 246.34
Cheap meal: $ 4.65
Gasoline: $ 0.86 / litre
3 course meal: $ 21.90