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Solis Landing, Texas

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The purpose of this page is to identify those communities that are closest to Solis Landing, on a County-by-County basis. To explain further, let's use the example from the Genealogy Helper Page for Solis Landing:

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

When doing our research, we make it a practice to expand our search by looking in neighboring counties in addition to the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't checked the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Solis Landing and not the distance if you drove it.<1>

If you're researching your genealogy, we hope that the following following information helps.

Solis Landing is located in Brewster County.

The following 4 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Brewster County: Jeff Davis, Pecos, Presidio & Terrell.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 28 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Solis Landing.

We usually exclude communities when we still need to verify their location,<2> but for the purpose of this page, we have included the unverified ('unver') and historic ('hist') communities.

After starting with the home county for Solis Landing (which is Brewster County), we list the counties in alphabetical order and for each of those counties, the closest communities are listed in order of their distance from Solis Landing. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Brewster County     (The county where Solis Landing resides)
County Seat for Brewster:   Alpine
Genealogy Websites:
State of Texas       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Brewster County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Solis (Unver)     [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
Comptons (Unver)     [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rooneys Place (Unver)     [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Casa de Piedra (Unver)     [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Talley (Unver)     [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pantera (Unver)     [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Glenn Springs (Hist)     [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
San Vicente Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hot Springs (Hist)     [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pettits (Unver)     [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Woodsons (Unver)     [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rio Grande Village     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Boquillas Crossing     [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sierra Chino (Unver)     [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Panther Junction (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Basin Junction (Unver)     [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Buenos Aires (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
McKinney Springs (Unver)     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Castolon (Hist)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Santa Elena Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lunas (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Onion Spring (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Stillwell Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Study Butte (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Terlingua Abaja (Unver)     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Study Butte-Terlingua     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Terlingua     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Maravillas Crossing (Unver)     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Solis Landing. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Solis Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Solis Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.0444, Longitude: -103.1054     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Solis Landing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>Our data comes from many sources and some sources are more dependable than others. When we add communities to our Gazetteer, we try to verify that we have the correct location for the community. We mark a community as 'Unverified' when we aren't confident about our data and want to do further checking.

We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now.

Since our Gazetteer contains over 100,000 communities, verifying everything is going to take time. If you find an error or can help us to improve our accuracy, please let us know.

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