Founded on Oct. 10, 1908 and was known as “Chapin." Records indicate a Commission form of government was incorporated on Sept. 19, 1919, that at first consisted of one mayor and two commissioners. On May 5, 1928, a City Charter was adopted and recorded with the Secretary of State. On April 5, 1949, the present City Charter, and City Council-City Manager form of government was adopted and has been amended several times.
Edinburg is a pro-business community with an excellent quality of life, educational facilities and strong civic pride. It has been recognized as an All-America City three times by the National Civic League, placing it among a handful of outstanding communities in the nation.
Good things are happening in Edinburg and you can experience and learn more by visiting the City's official tourism and visitor website.