Campo Alto, TX


By: Alicia A. Garza

Type: General Entry

Published: December 1, 1994

Updated: July 28, 2020


Campo Alto is a colonia on Farm Road 495 two miles northwest of Alamo in south central Hidalgo County. In 1976 it had a population of 534 and 108 dwellings. See COLONIA.

Colonias in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas: A Summary Report (Policy Research Project Report No. 18, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, 1977).

Categories:
  • Peoples
  • Mexican Americans
Places:
  • Communities

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Alicia A. Garza, “Campo Alto, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 22, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/campo-alto-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

December 1, 1994
July 28, 2020

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Place
Campo Alto
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1332045
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Hidalgo County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 26.20507370°
  • Longitude: -98.12639730°