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

Alto Real is located in Cameron County<1>.

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

Alto Real is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alto Real is within the (956) area code.

Communities near Alto Real ...

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

  • Harlingen [Cameron County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harlingen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harlingen
    • Harlingen [Cameron County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Alto Real
    • Estimated population for 2018: 65,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harlingen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harlingen
  • Weslaco [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weslaco
    • Weslaco [Hidalgo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Alto Real
    • Estimated population for 2018: 41,171 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weslaco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weslaco
  • San Juan [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Juan
    • San Juan [Hidalgo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Alto Real
    • Estimated population for 2018: 37,154 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Juan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Juan
  • San Benito [Cameron County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Benito have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Benito
    • San Benito [Cameron County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Alto Real
    • Estimated population for 2018: 24,385 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Benito
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Benito
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alamo [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alamo
      • Alamo [Hidalgo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Alto Real
      • Estimated population for 2018: 19,754 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamo
    • Mercedes [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercedes
      • Mercedes [Hidalgo County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Alto Real
      • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Alto Real
      • Estimated population for 2018: 16,611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donna
    • Elsa [Hidalgo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elsa
      • Elsa [Hidalgo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Alto Real
      • Estimated population for 2018: 7,107 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elsa
    • Progreso [Hidalgo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Progreso have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Progreso
      • Progreso [Hidalgo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Alto Real
      • Estimated population for 2018: 5,953 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Progreso
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Progreso
    • Primera [Cameron County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Primera have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Primera
      • Primera [Cameron County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Alto Real
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,989 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Primera

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alto Real ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Texas

About Cameron County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cameron County: www.co.cameron.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 Cameron, 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 Alto Real - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alto Real) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alto Real. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.1492, Longitude: -97.8572       In this case, the coordinates for Alto Real have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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