RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Home >> State of Texas >> Kendall County >> SisterdaleIndex...










Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Texas


The Commemorative Quarter for Texas







Welcome to Sisterdale ...

Sisterdale is located in Hill Country.

Sisterdale is located in Kendall County<1>.



Sisterdale was established in 1847.

Sisterdale is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Sisterdale is located in the (830) area code.

Communities near Sisterdale ...

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

  • Boerne
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Fair Oaks Ranch
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Oaks Ranch have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Oaks Ranch
    • Fair Oaks Ranch is located in Bexar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,345 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fair Oaks Ranch <3>
  • Blanco
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Spring Branch
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Branch
    • Spring Branch is located in Comal County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Branch <3>
  • Waring
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
  • Welfare
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welfare
    • Welfare is located in Kendall County
  • Ammans Crossing ‑ Historic
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ammans Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ammans Crossing
    • Ammans Crossing is located in Kendall County
  • Kreutzberg
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kreutzberg
    • Kreutzberg is located in Kendall County
  • Nelson City
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelson City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson City
    • Nelson City is located in Kendall County
  • Comfort
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Comfort have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comfort
    • Comfort is located in Kendall County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Comfort <3>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sisterdale ...

Looking for more information about Sisterdale? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Sisterdale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sisterdale.

Adding Sisterdale to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Sisterdale was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Sisterdale post office opened in 1851.

We also found Sisterdale in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Sisterdale.

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

The official website for Kendall County: www.co.kendall.tx.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Kendall, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sisterdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

Copyright 2024
All Rights Reserved

Thank you for visiting our website.

In closing, please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write: Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified/updated: 22 Feb 2024