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Acala, Texas
Ghost Town
Acala, Texas is located in Texas
Acala, Texas
Acala, Texas
Location in Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Hudspeth
3,553 ft (1,083 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
Area code 915
FIPS code 48-01084
GNIS feature ID 1379310
Acala Texas
Acala Grocery

Acala, Texas is a ghost town in Hudspeth County, Texas, 34 miles northwest of Sierra Blanca and 54 miles southeast of El Paso, with a current population around 25. Acala is located on Highway 20. Acala was named for acala cotton, a type of cotton produced in Mexico.


The area was settled in the early 20th century, when a post office was established before 1925. In 1929, the population had doubled to a hundred from its fifty residents just a couple of years before. It peaked again in the late '50s, at one hundred people, but began to fall, once again. Only twenty-five people called Acala home by the 1970s. Since then it has remained at that size.

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