Why Live Here?
Val Verde Regional Medical Center (VVRMC) is located in Del Rio, Texas. Our community is known as the "Oasis of Texas" with over 145 miles of pristine lakefront on beautiful Lake Amistad. The San Felipe Springs bring 150 million gallons of pure water each day through creeks and canals. This area provides year-round, recreational activities including boating, fishing, swimming, scuba diving and water skiing and picnicking, camping and hunting.
Del Rio is the county seat for Val Verde County, with approximately 59,000 residents. Del Rio boasts a low cost of living (18% lower than the US average) and a less than 6% unemployment rate. Our excellent public and private schools and our low crime rate earned us the title of "The Friendliest Little Border Town in Texas" by Southern Living Magazine.
Del Rio is also home to Laughlin Air Force Base, the busiest pilot-training base in the United States.
Del Rio offers the perfect blend of history and progress, industry and scenery, culture and charm.