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Ranchette Estates, Texas

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Welcome to Ranchette Estates (aka 'Ranchette Estates Colonia') ...

Ranchette Estates is located in Willacy County.

A typical abbreviation for Ranchette Estates: Ranchette Ests.

Ranchette Estates is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The area code for Ranchette Estates: (956)

Communities near Ranchette Estates ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Combes   [Map]   3,055   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edcouch   [Map]   3,365   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Elsa   [Map]   6,624   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
La Villa   [Map]   2,664   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lasara   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Lyford   [Map]   2,595   SE   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ranchette Estates ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Ranchette Estates: This one is located in Willacy County and the other is located in Hidalgo County.

Beyond Texas, there are 2 communities that are also named Ranchette Estates - they are located in and Alabama.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ranchette Estates. We make it easy 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.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ranchette Estates.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ranchette Estates:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ranchette Estates ...

Looking for more information about Ranchette Estates? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Ranchette Estates? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ranchette Estates, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ranchette Estates.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ranchette Estates. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ranchette Estates - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Ranchette Estates. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ranchette Estates

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ranchette Estates. The point that we are using 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).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ranchette Estates.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ranchette Estates.