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Welcome to Alamo Beach ...

Alamo Beach is located in Calhoun County<1>.

The location of Alamo Beach has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Alamo Beach: Alamo Bch.

Alamo Beach is near sea level<3>.

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

Alamo Beach lies within the (361) area code.

Adding Alamo Beach to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Alamo Beach in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Alamo Beach elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alamo Beach on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Alamo Beach ...

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

  • Port Lavaca [Calhoun County]
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    • Port Lavaca [Calhoun County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Alamo Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,854 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Lavaca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Lavaca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Lavaca<5>
  • Seadrift [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seadrift
    • Seadrift [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Alamo Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,493 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seadrift have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seadrift
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seadrift<5>
  • Point Comfort [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Comfort
    • Point Comfort [Calhoun County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Alamo Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 677 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Comfort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Comfort
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Comfort<5>
  • La Ward [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Ward
    • La Ward [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Alamo Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 224 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Ward have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Ward
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Ward<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Indianola [Calhoun County]
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      • Indianola [Calhoun County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Alamo Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indianola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
    • Port Alto [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Alto
      • Port Alto [Calhoun County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alamo Beach
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Alto
    • Long Mott [Calhoun County]
    • Weedhaven [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weedhaven
      • Weedhaven [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Alamo Beach
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weedhaven
    • Port O'Connor [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port O'Connor
      • Port O'Connor [Calhoun County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alamo Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port O'Connor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port O'Connor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port O'Connor<5>
    • La Salle [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Salle
      • La Salle [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Alamo Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Salle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Salle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Salle<5>

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 Beach. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alamo Beach.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alamo Beach. 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 Beach.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alamo Beach ...

Looking for more information about Alamo Beach? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alamo Beach, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alamo Beach.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Calhoun County: www.tisd.net/~calhoun/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Calhoun, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alamo Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Beach) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alamo Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.5800, Longitude: -96.5864       In this case, the coordinates for Alamo Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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