Nuevo Progreso, Río Bravo, Tamaulipas

Entrance to Nuevo Progreso
Benito Juarez in Nuevo Progreso

Nuevo Progreso, Tamaulipas is a Mexican town in Río Bravo Municipality in the state of Tamaulipas located on the U.S.-Mexican border. The Progreso-Nuevo Progreso International Bridge connects the town with Progreso Lakes, Texas. The 2010 census showed a population of 10,178 inhabitants.

Nuevo Progresso is known as one of the safest border towns in Tamaulipas, and is a popular medical tourism destination. There are over 100 dentists and 100 pharmacies in the five-block center of Nuevo Progresso. Nuevo Progresso is not a major trade route for commerce, and most tourists cross the border by foot. In addition to medical services, Nuevo Progresso also has restaurants and shops.

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