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Welcome to Amber Land (aka 'Amber Land Colonia') ...

Amber Land is located in Hidalgo County<1>.

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

The community of Amber Land has also been called Amber Land Colonia.

Amber Land is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Amber Land: (956)

Communities near Amber Land ...

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

  • McAllen [Hidalgo County]
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    • McAllen [Hidalgo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Amber Land
    • Estimated population in 2019: 143,268 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McAllen<5>
  • Edinburg [Hidalgo County]
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    • Edinburg [Hidalgo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Amber Land
    • Estimated population in 2019: 101,170 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edinburg<5>
  • Mission [Hidalgo County]
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    • Mission [Hidalgo County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Amber Land
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,331 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mission<5>
  • Pharr [Hidalgo County]
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    • Pharr [Hidalgo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Amber Land
    • Estimated population in 2019: 79,112 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pharr<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Weslaco [Hidalgo County]
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      • Weslaco [Hidalgo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Amber Land
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41,629 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weslaco<5>
    • San Juan [Hidalgo County]
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      • San Juan [Hidalgo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Amber Land
      • Estimated population in 2019: 37,008 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Juan<5>
    • Alamo [Hidalgo County]
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      • Alamo [Hidalgo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Amber Land
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,910 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamo<5>
    • Donna [Hidalgo County]
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      • Donna [Hidalgo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Amber Land
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,338 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donna<5>
    • Hidalgo [Hidalgo County]
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      • Hidalgo [Hidalgo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Amber Land
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,183 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hidalgo<5>
    • Elsa [Hidalgo County]
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      • Elsa [Hidalgo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Amber Land
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,174 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Amber Land. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amber Land.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amber Land ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Hidalgo County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hidalgo County: www.co.hidalgo.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 Hidalgo, 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 Amber Land - 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 from Point A (ie- Amber Land) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amber Land. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.2753, Longitude: -98.2853       In this case, the coordinates for Amber Land 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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