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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Solis.

This page contains six sections:

Around Solis (aka 'Solis Colonia') ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Brownsville. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the southeast of Solis. Brownsville has a population of 183,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is McAllen. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the west of Solis and has a population of 143,000 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Solis.<2>

Arroyo Alto     [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the southeast of Solis.

Bixby     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the southwest of Solis.

Bluetown     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the south of Solis.

Grand Acres     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the north of Solis.

Heidelberg     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the northwest of Solis.

Indian Hills     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the northwest of Solis.

La Feria North     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the northeast of Solis.

La Feria     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the east of Solis.

Longoria Townsite     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the south of Solis.

Mercedes     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the west of Solis.

North La Feria Village     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the southeast of Solis.

Palm Valley     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the northeast of Solis.

Ratamosa     [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the north of Solis.

Santa Maria     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the south of Solis.

Windsong Village     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the northeast of Solis.

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

Cameron County ...

Solis is located in Cameron County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cameron County: Hidalgo & Willacy.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Solis ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Solis. 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 Solis. 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 Solis ...

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 Solis.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Solis. 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 Solis.

Large Airports

Valley Intl.  (HRL/KHRL) <4>   [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the east northeast of Solis.

San Antonio Intl.  (SAT/KSAT)   [Map]
235 miles [378.2 km] miles to the north of Solis.

Austin - Bergstrom Intl.  (AUS/KAUS)   [Map]
278 miles [447.4 km] miles to the north of Solis.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
286 miles [460.3 km] miles to the north northeast of Solis.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Rio Grande Valley Intl.    [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the east northeast of Solis.

McAllen Miller Intl.  (MFE/KMFE)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the west of Solis.

South Padre Island Intl.  (BRO/KBRO)   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the southeast of Solis.

General Aviation Airports

Mid Valley Airport (ICAO: KT65)   [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the west of Solis.

San Benito Muni.   [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the east of Solis.

Edinburg Intl. (FAA ID: EBG)   [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the northwest of Solis.

Rio Grande Valley Rgnl.   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the northwest of Solis.

Cameron Co. Airport   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the east of Solis.

Port Isabel Airport (ICAO: KPIL)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the east of Solis.

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)


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]


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)


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)


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]

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Cameron County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cameron County: www.co.cameron.tx.us/

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 Solis.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Solis) 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 Solis. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Solis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Solis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.1617, Longitude: -97.8436     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Solis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Solis), 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.

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<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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