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Welcome to Zacatal (aka 'Zacatal Colonia') ...

Zacatal is located in Hidalgo County<1>.

The location of Zacatal has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The community of Zacatal has also been called Zacatal Colonia.

Zacatal is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Zacatal lies within the (956) area code.

Communities near Zacatal ...

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

  • Harlingen [Cameron County]
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    • Harlingen [Cameron County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Zacatal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 65,022 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harlingen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harlingen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harlingen<5>
  • Weslaco [Hidalgo County]
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    • Weslaco [Hidalgo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Zacatal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,629 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weslaco<5>
  • San Juan [Hidalgo County]
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    • San Juan [Hidalgo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Zacatal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 37,008 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Juan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Juan<5>
  • San Benito [Cameron County]
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    • San Benito [Cameron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Zacatal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,243 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Benito have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Benito<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alamo [Hidalgo County]
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      • Alamo [Hidalgo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Zacatal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,910 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamo<5>
    • Mercedes [Hidalgo County]
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      • Mercedes [Hidalgo County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Zacatal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,604 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mercedes<5>
    • Donna [Hidalgo County]
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      • Donna [Hidalgo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Zacatal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,338 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donna<5>
    • La Feria [Cameron County]
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      • La Feria [Cameron County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Zacatal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,230 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Feria<5>
    • Elsa [Hidalgo County]
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      • Elsa [Hidalgo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Zacatal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,174 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elsa<5>
    • Progreso [Hidalgo County]
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      • Progreso [Hidalgo County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Zacatal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,944 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Progreso have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Progreso
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Progreso<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Zacatal ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Zacatal. 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Hidalgo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Zacatal - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Zacatal) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zacatal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.0834, Longitude: -97.8703       In this case, the coordinates for Zacatal have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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