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Welcome to Adkins (aka 'Adkins Colonia') ...

Adkins is located in Hidalgo County<1>.

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

Adkins is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Adkins is within the (956) area code.

Communities Also Named Adkins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Adkins: This one is located in Hidalgo County and the other is located in Bexar County.

Beyond Texas, there are 4 communities that are also named Adkins - they are located in Georgia, Louisiana and Washington.

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

Communities near Adkins ...

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

  • McAllen [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McAllen
    • McAllen [Hidalgo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Adkins
    • Estimated population for 2018: 143,433 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McAllen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McAllen
  • Edinburg [Hidalgo County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edinburg
    • Edinburg [Hidalgo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Adkins
    • Estimated population for 2018: 98,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edinburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edinburg
  • Mission [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mission
    • Mission [Hidalgo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Adkins
    • Estimated population for 2018: 84,827 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mission
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mission
  • Pharr [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pharr
    • Pharr [Hidalgo County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Adkins
    • Estimated population for 2018: 79,707 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pharr
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Weslaco [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weslaco
      • Weslaco [Hidalgo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Adkins
      • Estimated population for 2018: 41,171 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weslaco
    • Alton [Hidalgo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alton
      • Alton [Hidalgo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Adkins
      • Estimated population for 2018: 17,588 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alton
    • Mercedes [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercedes
      • Mercedes [Hidalgo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Adkins
      • Estimated population for 2018: 16,761 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercedes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mercedes
    • Donna [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donna
      • Donna [Hidalgo County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Adkins
      • Estimated population for 2018: 16,611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donna
    • Hidalgo [Hidalgo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hidalgo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hidalgo
      • Hidalgo [Hidalgo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Adkins
      • Estimated population for 2018: 14,083 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hidalgo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hidalgo
    • La Feria [Cameron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Feria
      • La Feria [Cameron County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Adkins
      • Estimated population for 2018: 7,328 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Feria
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Feria

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 Adkins. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Adkins.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Adkins. 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 Adkins.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Adkins. See our Newspapers Page for Adkins.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adkins ...

Looking for more information about Adkins? 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 Adkins, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Adkins.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Hidalgo County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hidalgo County: www.co.hidalgo.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

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 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adkins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Adkins) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adkins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.1973, Longitude: -98.1203       In this case, the coordinates for Adkins have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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