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Welcome to Amargosa (aka 'Amargosa Colonia') ...

Amargosa is located in Jim Wells County<1>.

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

The community of Amargosa has also been called Amargosa Colonia.

Amargosa is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Amargosa: (361)

Communities Also Named Amargosa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Amargosa - it's located in Nevada.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amargosa.

Communities near Amargosa ...

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

  • Alice [Jim Wells County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alice
    • Alice [Jim Wells County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Amargosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,682 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alice
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alice<5>
  • San Diego [Duval County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Diego
    • San Diego [Duval County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Amargosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,221 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Diego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Diego
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Diego<5>
  • Orange Grove [Jim Wells County]
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    • Orange Grove [Jim Wells County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Amargosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,302 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orange Grove<5>
  • Agua Dulce [Nueces County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agua Dulce
    • Agua Dulce [Nueces County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Amargosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 801 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Agua Dulce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agua Dulce
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Agua Dulce<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake City [San Patricio County]
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      • Lake City [San Patricio County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Amargosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
    • Pernitas Point [Live Oak County]
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      • Pernitas Point [Live Oak County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Amargosa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pernitas Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pernitas Point
    • Alfred-South La Paloma [Jim Wells County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alfred-South La Paloma
      • Alfred-South La Paloma [Jim Wells County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Amargosa
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    • Westdale [Jim Wells County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westdale
      • Westdale [Jim Wells County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Amargosa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westdale
    • Alice Acres [Jim Wells County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alice Acres
      • Alice Acres [Jim Wells County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Amargosa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alice Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Alice Acres has also been known as:
      • Alice Acres Colonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alice Acres
    • Loma Linda East [Jim Wells County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loma Linda East
      • Loma Linda East [Jim Wells County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Amargosa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loma Linda East have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Loma Linda East has also been known as:
      • Loma Linda East Colonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loma Linda East

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amargosa ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amargosa. 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 Jim Wells, 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 Amargosa - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amargosa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amargosa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.8864, Longitude: -98.1072       In this case, the coordinates for Amargosa 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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