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Welcome to Alamo ...
The city of Alamo is located in Hidalgo County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alamo has a population of 19,679 people<1> (see below for details).
Alamo is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Alamo lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Alamo: (956)
The ZIP code for Alamo: 78516<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alamo had a population of 18,353 people. This makes Alamo the county's 7th most populous community.
The population of Alamo represents 0.07% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 133rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,353 people, the population of Alamo increased 24.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,760 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alamo had an population of 19,679 people. This is an increase of 7.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.33% 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.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alamo and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.
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 Texas communities named Alamo: This one is located in Hidalgo County and the other is located in Cass County.
Beyond Texas, 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), North Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee 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.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alamo:
Websites for Alamo ...
Official Website: www.alamotexas.org/
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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Alamo: www.alamotexas.org/
The official website for Hidalgo County: www.co.hidalgo.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019