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Welcome to Alto Bonito (aka 'Alto Bonito Colonia') ...

Alto Bonito is located in Starr County<1>.

Alto Bonito is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Alto Bonito: (956)

Communities near Alto Bonito ...

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

  • Rio Grande City [Starr County]
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    • Rio Grande City [Starr County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Alto Bonito
    • Estimated population for 2018: 14,521 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rio Grande City
  • Palmview [Hidalgo County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmview
    • Palmview [Hidalgo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Alto Bonito
    • Estimated population for 2018: 5,825 people
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  • Penitas [Hidalgo County]
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    • Penitas [Hidalgo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Alto Bonito
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,854 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penitas
  • La Joya [Hidalgo County]
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    • La Joya [Hidalgo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Alto Bonito
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,339 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Joya
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sullivan City [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sullivan City
      • Sullivan City [Hidalgo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Alto Bonito
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,137 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sullivan City
    • Escobares [Starr County]
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      • Escobares [Starr County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Alto Bonito
      • Estimated population for 2015: 2,451 people
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    • La Grulla [Starr County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grulla have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Grulla
      • La Grulla [Starr County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the south of Alto Bonito
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,700 people
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    • La Puerta [Starr County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Puerta
      • La Puerta [Starr County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Alto Bonito
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    • Cuevitas [Hidalgo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuevitas have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuevitas
      • Cuevitas [Hidalgo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Alto Bonito
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    • El Refugio [Starr County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for El Refugio have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Refugio
      • El Refugio [Starr County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Alto Bonito
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Refugio

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alto Bonito ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alto Bonito. 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 Starr, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alto Bonito - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alto Bonito) 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 Alto Bonito. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alto Bonito

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alto Bonito. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.3140, Longitude: -98.6626    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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