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Welcome to South Fork (aka 'South Fork Colonia') ...

South Fork is located in Hidalgo County.

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

A typical abbreviation for South Fork: S. Fork

South Fork is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

South Fork lies within the (956) area code.

Communities Also Named South Fork ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named South Fork: This one is located in Hidalgo County and the other is located in Jim Hogg County.

Beyond Texas, there are 22 communities that are also named South Fork - they are located in Arkansas, California (5), Colorado, Florida, Kentucky (4), Missouri, Montana (2), Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan and Tennessee (2).

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

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 South Fork. 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 South Fork. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Fork ...

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

Communities near South Fork ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

McAllen   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of South Fork

Edinburg   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of South Fork

Mission   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of South Fork

Pharr   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of South Fork

San Juan   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of South Fork

Alamo   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of South Fork

Alton   [Map]

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

Hidalgo   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of South Fork

Palmview   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of South Fork

Penitas   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of South Fork

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hidalgo County: www.co.hidalgo.tx.us/

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 South Fork - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- South Fork) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Fork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.3223, Longitude: -98.3722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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