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The location of Ratcliff













Welcome to Ratcliff ...

Ratcliff is located in Starr County.

The location of Ratcliff has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Ratcliff is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ratcliff lies within the (956) area code.

Communities Also Named Ratcliff ...

While we believe that this Ratcliff is located in Starr County, we know of another 2 Texas communities named Ratcliff. Those communities are located in the following counties: Houston and San Augustine County.

Beyond Texas, there are 8 communities that are also named Ratcliff - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas (2), Kentucky and Louisiana.

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

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 Ratcliff. 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 Ratcliff. 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 Ratcliff.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ratcliff ...

Looking for more information about Ratcliff? 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.

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

Communities near Ratcliff ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mission   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the East (E) of Ratcliff

Located in Hidalgo County

Alton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Ratcliff

Located in Hidalgo County

Rio Grande City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ratcliff

Palmview   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Ratcliff

Located in Hidalgo County

Penitas   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Ratcliff

Located in Hidalgo County

La Joya   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Ratcliff

Located in Hidalgo County

Sullivan City   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of Ratcliff

Located in Hidalgo County

Garciasville   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ratcliff

La Victoria   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Ratcliff

Los Ebanos   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ratcliff

Located in Hidalgo County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ratcliff - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Ratcliff) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ratcliff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.2823, Longitude: -98.6267     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ratcliff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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