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Adobes, Texas

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Welcome to Adobes ...

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

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

Adobes would have been located within present day Presidio County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Adobes is 2,670 feet [814 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Adobes is ½ mile above sea level.

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

If Adobes still existed, it would have been in the (432) area code.

Communities near Adobes ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Adobes and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Candelaria   [Map]   ---   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Casa Piedra - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Chinati - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Marfa   [Map]   1,772   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Ochoa - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Plata - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   33 miles [53.1 km]

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

See 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 Adobes. 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 Adobes. 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 Adobes.

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

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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 Adobes, 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 Adobes - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Adobes) 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 Adobes. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Adobes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adobes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7593, Longitude: -104.5535     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adobes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adobes.

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