Laredo is located at 27°30'21" North, 99°30'25" West (27.506111, -99.507222).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 79.55 mi2 (206.03 km2). 78.46 mi2 (203.21 km2) of it is land and 1.09 mi2 (2.82 km2) of it is covered by water. The total area is 1.37% water.
Laredo is located in the Central Standard Time (CST) timezone, GMT-06:00. It observes Daylight Saving Time (DST).