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Welcome to Alsa ...

Alsa is located in Van Zandt County<1>.

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

Alsa is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Alsa: (903) & (430)<4>

Communities near Alsa ...

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

  • Terrell [Kaufman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrell
    • Terrell [Kaufman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Alsa
    • Estimated population for 2018: 18,126 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terrell
  • Wills Point [Van Zandt County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wills Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wills Point
    • Wills Point [Van Zandt County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Alsa
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,665 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wills Point
  • West Tawakoni [Hunt County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Tawakoni have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Tawakoni
    • West Tawakoni [Hunt County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Alsa
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,943 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Tawakoni
  • Caddo Mills [Hunt County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caddo Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caddo Mills
    • Caddo Mills [Hunt County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Alsa
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,622 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caddo Mills
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Quinlan [Hunt County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinlan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinlan
      • Quinlan [Hunt County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Alsa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,526 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinlan
    • Edgewood [Van Zandt County]
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      • Edgewood [Van Zandt County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Alsa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,506 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgewood
    • Emory [Rains County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emory
      • Emory [Rains County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Alsa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,338 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emory
    • East Tawakoni [Rains County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Tawakoni have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Tawakoni
      • East Tawakoni [Rains County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Alsa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 965 people
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    • Point [Rains County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point
      • Point [Rains County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Alsa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 908 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point
    • Oak Ridge [Kaufman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Ridge
      • Oak Ridge [Kaufman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Alsa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 669 people
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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 Alsa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alsa.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alsa ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Van Zandt County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Van Zandt, 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 Alsa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Alsa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alsa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8185, Longitude: -96.0339       In this case, the coordinates for Alsa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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