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Welcome to Malta ...

Malta is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Malta is located in Bowie County<1>.

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

Malta is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Malta: (903) and (430)<4>

Communities Also Named Malta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Malta - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Montana (2), New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Malta ...

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

  • New Boston [Bowie County]
  • Hooks [Bowie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hooks
    • Hooks [Bowie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,709 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hooks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hooks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hooks<6>
  • De Kalb [Bowie County]
  • Redwater [Bowie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redwater
    • Redwater [Bowie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,104 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redwater<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maud [Bowie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maud
      • Maud [Bowie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,063 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maud
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maud<6>
    • Foreman [Little River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foreman
      • Foreman [Little River County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 922 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foreman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foreman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Foreman<6>
    • Leary [Bowie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leary
      • Leary [Bowie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leary
    • Avery [Red River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avery
      • Avery [Red River County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 454 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avery
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avery<6>
    • Simms [Bowie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simms
      • Simms [Bowie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Malta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simms
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simms<6>
    • Bassett [Bowie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassett
      • Bassett [Bowie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Malta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassett

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Malta ...

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

Adding Malta to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Malta in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Malta was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Malta on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Malta on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Bowie County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Bowie, 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 Malta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Malta) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Malta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4882, Longitude: -94.5221       In this case, the coordinates for Malta 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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