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Welcome to Alamo ...

The city of Alamo is located in Williams County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Alamo has a population of 79 people<2> (see below for details).

Alamo is 2,110 feet [643 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alamo lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Alamo (for example, toward Medicine Lake (MT)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Alamo is within the boundaries of the (701) area code.

The ZIP code for Alamo: 58830<4>

The community of Alamo was established in 1916.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alamo had an population of 79 people. This is an increase of 38.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 54.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alamo had a population of 57 people. This makes Alamo the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 57 people, the population of Alamo increased 11.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 51 people).

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

Communities Also Named Alamo ...

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

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

Communities near Alamo ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alamo.

  • Wildrose
  • Hanks
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    • Hanks lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Alamo.
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  • Appam
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    • Appam lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Alamo.
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  • Corinth
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corinth
    • Corinth lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Alamo.
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  • Zahl
  • Stady ‑ Historic
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    • Stady was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Alamo.
  • Hamlet
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlet
    • Hamlet lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Alamo.
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  • Bonetraill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonetraill
    • Bonetraill lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southwest of Alamo.
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  • Epping
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    • Epping lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the south of Alamo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 147 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Epping have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Epping
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Epping<6>
  • Grenora

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alamo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alamo.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alamo.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alamo. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Alamo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alamo in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alamo was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Alamo post office opened in 1917.

We also found Alamo on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Dakota (1949).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Alamo.

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>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Williams, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alamo.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alamo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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 (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 AlamoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alamo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5816, Longitude: -103.4698    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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