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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to South Fork.

This page contains six sections:

Around South Fork (aka 'South Fork Colonia') ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Falfurrias. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the east of South Fork. Falfurrias has a population of 4,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Rio Bravo. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the west of South Fork and has a population of 4,700 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from South Fork.<2>

Benavides     [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the northeast of South Fork.

Bruni     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the northwest of South Fork.

Cantu Addition     [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the east of South Fork.

Concepcion     [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the east of South Fork.

Falfurrias     [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the east of South Fork.

Guerra     [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the southwest of South Fork.

Hebbronville     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the northeast of South Fork.

Las Lomitas     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the northeast of South Fork.

Mirando City Addition     [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the northwest of South Fork.

Mirando City     [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the northwest of South Fork.

Oilton     [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the northwest of South Fork.

Realitos     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the northeast of South Fork.

Rios     [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the northeast of South Fork.

Santa Cruz     [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the east of South Fork.

South Fork Estates     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the west of South Fork.

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

Jim Hogg County ...

South Fork is located in Jim Hogg County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jim Hogg County: Brooks, Duval, Starr, Webb & Zapata.

Curious and Interesting Names Near South Fork ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 South Fork.

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

Large Airports

Valley Intl.  (HRL/KHRL) <4>   [Map]
96 miles [154.5 km] miles to the southeast of South Fork.

San Antonio Intl.  (SAT/KSAT)   [Map]
156 miles [251.1 km] miles to the north of South Fork.

Austin - Bergstrom Intl.  (AUS/KAUS)   [Map]
211 miles [339.6 km] miles to the north northeast of South Fork.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Laredo Intl.  (LRD/KLRD)   [Map]
50 miles [80.5 km] miles to the west northwest of South Fork.

McAllen Miller Intl.  (MFE/KMFE)   [Map]
80 miles [128.7 km] miles to the south southeast of South Fork.

Corpus Christi Intl.  (CRP/KCRP)   [Map]
81 miles [130.4 km] miles to the east northeast of South Fork.

Rio Grande Valley Intl.    [Map]
96 miles [154.5 km] miles to the southeast of South Fork.

General Aviation Airports

Jim Hogg Co. Airport (ICAO: KHBV)   [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the north northwest of South Fork.

Brooks Co. Airport (ICAO: KBKS)   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the east of South Fork.

Zapata Co. Airport (ICAO: KAPY)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the west southwest of South Fork.

Kleberg Co. Airport (FAA ID: IKG)   [Map]
45 miles [72.4 km] miles to the east northeast of South Fork.

Alice Intl. (ICAO: KALI)   [Map]
52 miles [83.7 km] miles to the northeast of South Fork.

Falcon State Park Airport   [Map]
54 miles [86.9 km] miles to the south southwest of South Fork.

Rio Grande City Muni. (FAA ID: 67R)   [Map]
59 miles [95 km] miles to the south of South Fork.

Starr Co. Airport   [Map]
59 miles [95 km] miles to the south of South Fork.

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)


Jim Hogg County Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KHBV

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Brooks County Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KBKS

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Zapata County Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KAPY

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Alice International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KALI

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)


Killeen - Fort Hood Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: GRKICAO: KGRK

Website for Killeen - Fort Hood Regional 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)


George Bush Intercontinental Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IAHICAO: KIAH

Website for George Bush Intercontinental 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)


Laredo International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LRDICAO: KLRD

Website for Laredo 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)


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)


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)

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Jim Hogg County

About Texas

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 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 South Fork.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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: 27.2703, Longitude: -98.7022     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to South Fork), 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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