On March 2, he revealed his plan to set up the town incorporating Boca Chica near the Gulf Coast of Texas, where he already has a launch site and rocket production facility for SpaceX. He wrote, "From thence to Mars, And hence the Stars."
Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino, however, told Bloomberg only a casual inquiry had been made so far. "Sending a tweet doesn't make it so,” he said. “They have a lot of hoops and hurdles to go through before they can make it so. I think they may be getting a little ahead of themselves."