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

Americana is located in Hidalgo County<1>.

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

Americana is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Americana: (956)

Communities Also Named Americana ...

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

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

Communities near Americana ...

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

  • McAllen [Hidalgo County]
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    • McAllen [Hidalgo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Americana
    • Estimated population for 2018: 143,433 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McAllen
  • Edinburg [Hidalgo County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edinburg
    • Edinburg [Hidalgo County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Americana
    • Estimated population for 2018: 98,665 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edinburg
  • Mission [Hidalgo County]
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    • Mission [Hidalgo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Americana
    • Estimated population for 2018: 84,827 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mission
  • Pharr [Hidalgo County]
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    • Pharr [Hidalgo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Americana
    • Estimated population for 2018: 79,707 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pharr
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Weslaco [Hidalgo County]
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      • Weslaco [Hidalgo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Americana
      • Estimated population for 2018: 41,171 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weslaco
    • San Juan [Hidalgo County]
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      • San Juan [Hidalgo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Americana
      • Estimated population for 2018: 37,154 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Juan
    • Alamo [Hidalgo County]
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      • Alamo [Hidalgo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Americana
      • Estimated population for 2018: 19,754 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamo
    • Alton [Hidalgo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alton
      • Alton [Hidalgo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Americana
      • Estimated population for 2018: 17,588 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alton
    • Donna [Hidalgo County]
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      • Donna [Hidalgo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Americana
      • Estimated population for 2018: 16,611 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donna
    • Hidalgo [Hidalgo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hidalgo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hidalgo
      • Hidalgo [Hidalgo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Americana
      • Estimated population for 2018: 14,083 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hidalgo

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Americana ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Texas

About Hidalgo County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Americana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.3592, Longitude: -98.1392       In this case, the coordinates for Americana have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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