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

Amaya is located in Zavala County<1>.

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

The community of Amaya has also been called Amaya Colonia.

Amaya is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Amaya lies within the (830) area code.

Communities near Amaya ...

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

  • Carrizo Springs [Dimmit County]
  • Asherton [Dimmit County]
  • Big Wells [Dimmit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Wells
    • Big Wells [Dimmit County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Amaya
    • Estimated population in 2019: 702 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Wells
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Wells<5>
  • Brundage [Dimmit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brundage
    • Brundage [Dimmit County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Amaya
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brundage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brundage
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    • Carrizo Hill [Dimmit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrizo Hill
      • Carrizo Hill [Dimmit County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Amaya
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrizo Hill
    • La Pryor [Zavala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Pryor
      • La Pryor [Zavala County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Amaya
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Pryor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Pryor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Pryor<5>
    • Batesville [Zavala County]
    • Catarina [Dimmit County]
    • El Indio [Maverick County]
    • Uvalde [Uvalde County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uvalde
      • Uvalde [Uvalde County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<4> to the north of Amaya
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,001 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uvalde
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uvalde<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 Amaya. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amaya.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amaya ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amaya. 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 Zavala, 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 Amaya - 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- Amaya) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amaya. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.7103, Longitude: -99.8353       In this case, the coordinates for Amaya 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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