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Welcome to Abram ...

Abram is located on the South Texas Plains.

Abram is located in Hidalgo County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Abram, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1901.

Abram is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Abram lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Abram is within the boundaries of the (956) area code.

Communities Also Named Abram ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Abram - it's located in Kansas.

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

Communities near Abram ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Abram.

  • McAllen
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Edinburg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Mission
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
  • Pharr
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • San Juan
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Alamo
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Alton
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alton
    • Alton is located in Hidalgo County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,785 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Alton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alton <3>
  • Hidalgo
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Penitas
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest)
  • La Joya
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abram. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abram.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abram. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Abram.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abram ...

Looking for more information about Abram? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Abram, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Abram.

Adding Abram to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Abram in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Abram was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Abram post office opened in 1901.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Abram.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Abram. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Hidalgo County:

The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Hidalgo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abram - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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