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Welcome to Costilla ...

So far, we have found very little information about Costilla. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Costilla to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Costilla, please Contact Us.


Costilla would have been located within present day Geneva County.

The location of Costilla has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Costilla is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Costilla was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Costilla (for example, toward Jakin (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

If Costilla still existed, it would have been in the (334) area code.

Communities near Costilla ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Enterprise   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of Costilla

Located in Coffee County

Daleville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Costilla

Located in Dale County

Geneva   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Costilla

Hartford   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Costilla

Level Plains   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Costilla

Located in Dale County

Slocomb   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Costilla

Samson   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Costilla

New Brockton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Costilla

Located in Coffee County

Clayhatchee   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Costilla

Located in Dale County

Kinston   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Costilla

Located in Coffee County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Costilla.

Communities Also Named Costilla ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Costilla - it's located in New Mexico.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Costilla.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Costilla. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Costilla. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Costilla.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Costilla:

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Geneva County

About Alabama

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The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Costilla, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Costilla - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Costilla) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Costilla. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Costilla

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Costilla. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1071, Longitude: -85.8880     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Costilla have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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