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(Comal County)

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Welcome to Anhalt ...

Although we found mention of Anhalt during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Anhalt was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Anhalt to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Anhalt, please Contact Us.


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

Anhalt is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Anhalt might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Anhalt would be found within the (830) area code.

Communities Also Named Anhalt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Anhalt: This one is located in Comal County and the other is located in Lee County.

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

Communities near Anhalt ...

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

  • Universal City [Bexar County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Universal City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Universal City
    • Universal City [Bexar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Anhalt
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Universal City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Universal City
  • Boerne [Kendall County]
  • Live Oak [Bexar County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Live Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Live Oak
    • Live Oak [Bexar County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Anhalt
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Live Oak
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Live Oak
  • Selma [Bexar County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selma
    • Selma [Bexar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast of Anhalt
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selma
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fair Oaks Ranch [Bexar County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Oaks Ranch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Oaks Ranch
      • Fair Oaks Ranch [Bexar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west of Anhalt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Oaks Ranch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fair Oaks Ranch
    • Windcrest [Bexar County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windcrest
      • Windcrest [Bexar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Anhalt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windcrest
    • Castle Hills [Bexar County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Hills
      • Castle Hills [Bexar County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Anhalt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castle Hills
    • Garden Ridge [Comal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden Ridge
      • Garden Ridge [Comal County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast of Anhalt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden Ridge
    • Shavano Park [Bexar County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shavano Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shavano Park
      • Shavano Park [Bexar County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south of Anhalt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shavano Park
    • Hollywood Park [Bexar County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollywood Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood Park
      • Hollywood Park [Bexar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Anhalt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood Park

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anhalt ...

Looking for more information about Anhalt? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Comal County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Comal County: www.co.comal.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Anhalt and then turned west". While Anhalt could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Anhalt as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Anhalt could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<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 Anhalt - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anhalt) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Anhalt. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anhalt

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anhalt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7941, Longitude: -98.4756       In this case, the coordinates for Anhalt have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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