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LOMA ALTA, TEXAS
AKA Lomo or Lomo Alto

McMullen County, South Texas

Ranch Road 624 and San Diego Road
About 5 Miles E of Hwy 16
About 12 Miles W of US 59
About 17 Miles N of Freer
About 23 Miles SE of Tilden the county seat
About 25 Miles SW of George West
Population: Unknown

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Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, October 2012

History in a Pecan Shell

The town was established sometime before 1900. A store opened in 1910 but only lasted five short years, A post office was granted in 1910 under the name Lomo Alto when the community had a population of only 10.

The oil boom of the 30s came and went leaving no improvement to the would-be town. By the early 1950s there was only scattered residences.
McMullen County TX 1882 Map
1882 McMullen County Map showing Lama Alta
Courtesy Texas General Land Office
TX McMullen County 1920s Map
McMullen County 1920s map showing Loma Alto
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Loma Alta, Texas Nearby Towns:
Tilden the county seat
Freer
George West
San Antonio
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