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Alamo, Georgia
(Wheeler County)

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The location of Alamo

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 2017, Alamo has a population of 3,370 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

Alamo lies within the (912) area code.

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 2017 Census Estimates, Alamo had an population of 3,370 people. This is an increase of 20.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 73.44% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alamo ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alamo and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Ailey   [Map]   543   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   742   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Helena   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lumber City   [Map]   1,256   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
McRae   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Milan   [Map]   762   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alamo. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alamo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alamo.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Wheeler County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alamo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1468, Longitude: -82.7798     [Map].

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