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LOMA ALTA, TEXAS
AKA Lomo or Lomo Alto


McMullen County, South Texas

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

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Loma Alta TX - Mailboxes
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
From Texas state map #2134
Courtesy Texas General Land Office


TX McMullen County 1920s Map
McMullen County 1920s map showing Loma Alto
From Texas state map #10749
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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

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