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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Ranchette Estates.

This page contains six sections:

Around Ranchette Estates (aka 'Ranchette Estates Colonia') ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Brownsville. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southeast of Ranchette Estates. Brownsville has a population of 183,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is McAllen. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southwest of Ranchette Estates and has a population of 143,000 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

Edcouch     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the southwest of Ranchette Estates.

Hargill     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the west of Ranchette Estates.

La Villa     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the southwest of Ranchette Estates.

Lasara     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the west of Ranchette Estates.

Los Angeles Subdivision     [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the east of Ranchette Estates.

Lyford South     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the south of Ranchette Estates.

Lyford     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the southeast of Ranchette Estates.

Monte Alto     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the southwest of Ranchette Estates.

Raymondville     [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the east of Ranchette Estates.

San Perlita     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the east of Ranchette Estates.

Sebastian     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the south of Ranchette Estates.

Tierra Bonita     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the south of Ranchette Estates.

Willamar     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the east of Ranchette Estates.

Yznaga     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the south of Ranchette Estates.

Zapata Ranch     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the south of Ranchette Estates.

For more communities neighboring Ranchette Estates, please visit our County-by-County Page for Ranchette Estates.

Willacy County ...

Ranchette Estates is located in Willacy County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Willacy County: Cameron, Hidalgo & Kenedy. The Gulf of Mexico lies to the east.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ranchette Estates ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Ranchette Estates.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Ranchette Estates. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ranchette Estates. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Texas

Texas Tourism

Parks for Texas

Fishing in Texas

Hunting in Texas

TripAdvisor Link for:

Texas Statewide Tourism

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Texas

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Texas

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Texas

Airports Near Ranchette Estates ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Ranchette Estates.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Ranchette Estates. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Ranchette Estates.

Large Airports

Valley Intl.  (HRL/KHRL) <4>   [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the south southeast of Ranchette Estates.

San Antonio Intl.  (SAT/KSAT)   [Map]
214 miles [344.4 km] miles to the north of Ranchette Estates.

Austin - Bergstrom Intl.  (AUS/KAUS)   [Map]
256 miles [412 km] miles to the north of Ranchette Estates.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
267 miles [429.7 km] miles to the north northeast of Ranchette Estates.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
285 miles [458.7 km] miles to the north northeast of Ranchette Estates.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Rio Grande Valley Intl.    [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the south southeast of Ranchette Estates.

McAllen Miller Intl.  (MFE/KMFE)   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the southwest of Ranchette Estates.

South Padre Island Intl.  (BRO/KBRO)   [Map]
46 miles [74 km] miles to the south southeast of Ranchette Estates.

General Aviation Airports

Edinburg Intl. (FAA ID: EBG)   [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the west of Ranchette Estates.

Rio Grande Valley Rgnl.   [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the west of Ranchette Estates.

Mid Valley Airport (ICAO: KT65)   [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the south southwest of Ranchette Estates.

San Benito Muni.   [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the south southeast of Ranchette Estates.

Cameron Co. Airport   [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km] miles to the southeast of Ranchette Estates.

Port Isabel Airport (ICAO: KPIL)   [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km] miles to the southeast of Ranchette Estates.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Valley International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HRLICAO: KHRL

Website for Valley International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


San Antonio International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: SATICAO: KSAT

Website for San Antonio International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Mid Valley Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KT65

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Port Isabel - Cameron County Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KPIL

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Brooks County Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KBKS

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Austin - Bergstrom International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: AUSICAO: KAUS

Website for Austin - Bergstrom International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


William P. Hobby Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HOUICAO: KHOU

Website for William P. Hobby Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


George Bush Intercontinental Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IAHICAO: KIAH

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


McAllen Miller International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MFEICAO: KMFE

Website for McAllen Miller International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Brownsville - South Padre Island International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BROICAO: KBRO

Website for Brownsville - South Padre Island International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Corpus Christi International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CRPICAO: KCRP

Website for Corpus Christi International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Willacy County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ranchette Estates.
<2>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- Ranchette Estates) 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 Ranchette Estates. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ranchette Estates

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ranchette Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.4826, Longitude: -97.8239     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ranchette Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Ranchette Estates), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.
<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.




 

 

 

 

 


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