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Alamo, Georgia
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Welcome to Alamo ...

The city of Alamo is located in Wheeler County and is the County Seat for Wheeler County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Alamo has a population of 3,330 people<1> (see below for details).

Alamo is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Alamo lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Alamo: (912)

The ZIP code for Alamo: 30411<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alamo had a population of 2,797 people (which is 37.69% of the total population of Wheeler County). This makes Alamo the county's most populous community.

The population of Alamo represents 0.03% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 190th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,797 people, the population of Alamo increased 43.95% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,943 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Alamo had an population of 3,330 people. This is an increase of 19.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 71.38% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alamo.

Communities near Alamo ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Ailey   [Map]   552   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   739   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Helena   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lumber City   [Map]   1,254   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
McRae   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Milan   [Map]   766   SW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alamo.

Communities Also Named Alamo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Alamo: This one is located in Wheeler County and the other is located in Montgomery County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 20 communities that are also named Alamo - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico (2), North Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alamo.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alamo. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alamo. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alamo.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alamo:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alamo ...

Looking for more information about Alamo? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alamo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alamo.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alamo. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alamo.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alamo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Alamo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alamo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Alamo. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alamo) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alamo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alamo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alamo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1468, Longitude: -82.7798     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alamo.



 
 
 

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