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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>

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

The area code for Amaya: (830)

Communities near Amaya ...

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

  • Carrizo Springs [Dimmit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrizo Springs
    • Carrizo Springs [Dimmit County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Amaya
    • Estimated population for 2018: 5,470 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrizo Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrizo Springs
  • Asherton [Dimmit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asherton
    • Asherton [Dimmit County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Amaya
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,064 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asherton
  • Big Wells [Dimmit County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Big Wells
    • Big Wells [Dimmit County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Amaya
    • Estimated population for 2018: 712 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Wells
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Wells
  • Brundage [Dimmit County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Brundage
    • Brundage [Dimmit County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Amaya
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brundage
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • 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]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for La Pryor
      • La Pryor [Zavala County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Amaya
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Pryor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Pryor
    • Batesville [Zavala County]
    • Catarina [Dimmit County]
    • El Indio [Maverick County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for El Indio have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Indio
      • El Indio [Maverick County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Amaya
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Indio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for El Indio
    • Uvalde Estates [Uvalde County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uvalde Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uvalde Estates
      • Uvalde Estates [Uvalde County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<4> to the north of Amaya
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uvalde Estates

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 '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- 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).






















 

 

 

 

 


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