High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Edinburg is a city in and the county seat of Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. The population was 48,465 at the 2000 census. Edinburg is one of the principal cities of the McAllen Edinburg Mission Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Hidalgo County. This city is the home of the University of Texas-Pan American and the Edinburg Roadrunners, an independent league baseball team in the United Baseball League.