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El Cenizo, Texas
(Webb County)

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Welcome to El Cenizo ...

The city of El Cenizo is located in Webb County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, El Cenizo has a population of 3,161 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of El Cenizo.

El Cenizo is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, El Cenizo had an population of 3,161 people. This is a decrease of 3.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, El Cenizo had a population of 3,273 people. This makes El Cenizo the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of El Cenizo represents 0.01% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 429th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,273 people, the population of El Cenizo decreased 7.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,545 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for El Cenizo.

Communities Also Named El Cenizo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named El Cenizo: This one is located in Webb County and the other is located in Starr County.

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

Communities near El Cenizo ...

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

  • Laredo [Webb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laredo
    • Laredo [Webb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of El Cenizo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 262,491 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laredo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laredo<6>
  • La Presa [Webb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Presa
    • La Presa [Webb County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of El Cenizo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Presa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • La Presa has also been known as:
    • La Presa Colonia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Presa
  • Larga Vista [Webb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Larga Vista
    • Larga Vista [Webb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of El Cenizo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Larga Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Larga Vista has also been known as:
    • Larga Vista Colonia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Larga Vista
  • Laredo Ranchettes [Webb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laredo Ranchettes
    • Laredo Ranchettes [Webb County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of El Cenizo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laredo Ranchettes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laredo Ranchettes
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pescadito [Webb County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pescadito
      • Pescadito [Webb County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of El Cenizo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pescadito have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • San Ygnacio [Zapata County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Ygnacio
      • San Ygnacio [Zapata County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the south of El Cenizo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Ygnacio have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Ygnacio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Ygnacio<6>
    • Islitas [Webb County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Islitas
      • Islitas [Webb County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the north of El Cenizo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Islitas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ranchos Penitas West [Webb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ranchos Penitas West
      • Ranchos Penitas West [Webb County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the north of El Cenizo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranchos Penitas West have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ranchos Penitas West has also been known as:
      • Ranchos Penitas West Colonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ranchos Penitas West
    • Regency Village [Webb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Regency Village
      • Regency Village [Webb County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the northeast of El Cenizo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Regency Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Regency Village has also been known as:
      • Regency Village Colonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Regency Village
    • Botines [Webb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Botines
      • Botines [Webb County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the north of El Cenizo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Botines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Botines

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for El Cenizo ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Texas

About Webb County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Webb County: www.webbcounty.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Webb, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for El Cenizo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around El Cenizo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- El Cenizo) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in El Cenizo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.3317, Longitude: -99.5029       In this case, the coordinates for El Cenizo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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