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Welcome to Alex Cavazos (aka 'Alex Cavazos Colonia') ...

Alex Cavazos is located on the South Texas Plains.

Alex Cavazos is located in Hidalgo County<1>.

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

Alex Cavazos is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alex Cavazos lies within the (956) area code.

The community of Alex Cavazos has also been called Alex Cavazos Colonia.

Communities near Alex Cavazos ...

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

  • McAllen
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Edinburg
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Mission
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
  • Pharr
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • San Juan
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Alamo
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Donna
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Hidalgo
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Palmview
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmview
    • Palmview is located in Hidalgo County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,839 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Palmview
  • Penitas
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alex Cavazos ...

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

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

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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 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 Alex Cavazos - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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