ALTO

Population 1,049

Altitude 433


General

Originally a stop on the Old San Antonio Road, town is tomato-growing center in redland belt. Name derives from Spanish word for "HIGH" (highest point between Angelina and Neches Rivers). The grave of Helena Kimble Dill, believed by many to be the mother of Texas' first Anglo child in 1821). Contact the local Chamber of Commerce for information about other sites of interest in this historically rich area, or Park Superintendent, Caddoan Mounds State Historic Site.


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