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Welcome to Altuda ...

Altuda is located in Brewster County<1>.

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

Altuda is 4,640 feet [1,414 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Altuda is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Altuda is located in the (432) area code.

Adding Altuda to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Altuda in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Altuda elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Altuda on a Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Altuda on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Altuda ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Altuda.

  • Alpine [Brewster County]
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    • Alpine [Brewster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Altuda
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,982 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpine<5>
  • Marathon [Brewster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marathon
    • Marathon [Brewster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Altuda
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marathon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marathon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marathon<5>
  • Paisano [San Patricio County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paisano
    • Paisano [San Patricio County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the west of Altuda
  • Fort Davis [Jeff Davis County]
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    • Fort Davis [Jeff Davis County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Altuda
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Davis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Davis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Davis<5>
  • Marfa [Presidio County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marfa
    • Marfa [Presidio County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<4> to the west of Altuda
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,625 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marfa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marfa<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altuda ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Altuda. 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 Brewster, 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 Altuda - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Altuda) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altuda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3021, Longitude: -103.4580       In this case, the coordinates for Altuda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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