Salt Flat, Texas

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Salt Flat, Texas
Salt Flat is located in Texas
Salt Flat
Salt Flat
Salt Flat is located in the United States
Salt Flat
Salt Flat
Coordinates: 31°44′37″N 105°5′34″W / 31.74361°N 105.09278°W / 31.74361; -105.09278Coordinates: 31°44′37″N 105°5′34″W / 31.74361°N 105.09278°W / 31.74361; -105.09278
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyHudspeth F
Elevation
3,730 ft (1,140 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
79847
GNIS feature ID1367427

Salt Flat is a ghost town in northeastern Hudspeth County, Texas, United States. It lies along the concurrent U.S. Routes 62 and 180 north of the Census-designated place (CDP) of Sierra Blanca, the county seat of Hudspeth County.[1] Its elevation is 3,730 feet (1,137 m).[2] Although Salt Flat is unincorporated, it has a ZIP code of 79847.[3] The headquarters of the nearby Guadalupe Mountains National Park uses this ZIP Code although it is located closer to Pine Springs, which has no post office.

Salt deposits[edit]

Just outside the community there is a dry salt pan. The San Elizario Salt War was a dispute over ownership and access to these salt deposits.[4]

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