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Welcome to Alamo Heights ...

The city of Alamo Heights is located in Bexar County.

The location of Alamo Heights has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Alamo Heights: Alamo Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Alamo Heights has a population of 8,413 people<2> (see below for details).

Alamo Heights is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alamo Heights had a population of 7,031 people. This makes Alamo Heights the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Alamo Heights represents 0.03% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 264th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,031 people, the population of Alamo Heights decreased 3.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,319 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alamo Heights had an population of 8,413 people. This is an increase of 19.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.95% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alamo Heights ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alamo Heights and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Bulverde   [Map]   5,184   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cibolo   [Map]   29,249   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Converse   [Map]   23,375   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Garden Ridge   [Map]   3,951   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Helotes   [Map]   9,169   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Leon Valley   [Map]   11,426   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alamo Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alamo Heights - it's located in Ohio.

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

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 Heights. 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 Heights. 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 Heights.

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

Websites for Alamo Heights ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alamo Heights ...

Looking for more information about Alamo Heights? 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 Heights, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alamo Heights.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Bexar County:

The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alamo Heights.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alamo Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alamo Heights) 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 Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alamo Heights

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alamo Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.4828, Longitude: -98.4681     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alamo Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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