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Rio Frio is an unincorporated community in southeastern Real County, Texas, United States. It lies just off U.S. Route 83, south of the city of Leakey, the county seat of Real County.[1] Its elevation is 1,483 feet (452 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 78879.[3] The town is named after the Frio River, on which it is situated.[4]

Rio Frio
Rio Frio is located in Texas
Rio Frio
Rio Frio
Location within the state of Texas
Rio Frio is located in the United States
Rio Frio
Rio Frio
Rio Frio (the United States)
Coordinates: 29°38′10″N 99°44′12″W / 29.63611°N 99.73667°W / 29.63611; -99.73667Coordinates: 29°38′10″N 99°44′12″W / 29.63611°N 99.73667°W / 29.63611; -99.73667
CountryUnited States
1,483 ft (452 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
GNIS feature ID1345243


  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, p. 101.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rio Frio, Texas, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-11-30. Accessed 2008-03-09.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Minton, John. "Rio Frio, TX". Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 21 April 2017.

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