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Atascosito Crossing, Texas

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So far, we have found very little information about Atascosito Crossing. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

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

Atascosito Crossing would have been located within present day Colorado County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Atascosito Crossing: Atascosito Xing.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Atascosito Crossing is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Atascosito Crossing was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Atascosito Crossing still existed, it would have been in the (979) area code.

Communities near Atascosito Crossing ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Altair   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cat Spring   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Columbus   [Map]   3,653   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Eagle Lake   [Map]   3,719   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Glidden   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Matthews   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Atascosito Crossing.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atascosito Crossing. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atascosito Crossing. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atascosito Crossing.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Atascosito Crossing:

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Atascosito Crossing, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atascosito Crossing - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 from Point A (ie- Atascosito Crossing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atascosito Crossing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.6622, Longitude: -96.4505     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atascosito Crossing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atascosito Crossing.

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