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Citizens State Bank Celebrates New Location in Rio Grande City

Citizens State Bank celebrated the relocation of their Rio Grande City branch to 2801 W. US Hwy 83 on Thursday, October 19th.

“Today, Citizens State Bank is the only chartered bank in Starr County. With over 250 shareholders from throughout the community, their vision is to continue to serve the residents of Starr County and we are prepared to grow with Rio Grande City,” said Roberto Salinas, President & CEO of Citizens State Bank.

Citizens State Bank first opened its doors in 1978 in Roma, Texas. Since then, they have expanded with branches in Rio Grande City and Zapata. In attendance were the Citizens State Bank Board of Directors: Martin A. Canales, Jr., Orlando Rodriguez, Roberto A. Salinas, Ignacio Mijares, Lucio E. Gonzalez, Jr., Juan Carlos Saenz and the Citizens State Bank officers and staff.

“Banking institutions play a critical role in the economic growth and prosperity of a municipality. Thank you to Citizens State Bank for investing in Rio Grande City,” said Mayor Joel Villarreal.

The Citizens State Bank Rio Grande City branch is located at 2801 W. US Hwy 83. For more information, call (956) 487-2300 or visit

For more information about the Rio Grande City EDC, call (956) 487-3476 or visit



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