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Alice, Texas
(Jim Wells County)

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Welcome to Alice ...

The city of Alice is located in Jim Wells County and is the County Seat for Jim Wells County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Alice has a population of 19,285 people<1> (see below for details).

Alice is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Alice: (361)

The ZIP codes for Alice: 78332-78333<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alice had a population of 19,104 people (which is 46.78% of the total population of Jim Wells County). This makes Alice the county's most populous community.

The population of Alice represents 0.08% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 126th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,104 people, the population of Alice has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,010 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Alice had an population of 19,285 people. This is an increase of 0.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.45% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alice ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016
Agua Dulce   [Map]   811   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Alfred-South La Paloma   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ben Bolt   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Coyote Acres   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Loma Linda East   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Orange Grove   [Map]   1,324   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alice ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Alice: This one is located in Jim Wells County and the other is located in Nueces County.

Beyond Texas, there are 20 communities that are also named Alice - they are located in Alabama, Colorado (2), Georgia (2), Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alice. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alice. 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 Alice.

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

Websites for Alice ...

Official Website: www.ci.alice.tx.us/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alice ...

Looking for more information about Alice? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alice, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alice.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alice. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The official website for Alice: www.ci.alice.tx.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alice.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alice - 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 Alice). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alice or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Alice includes: 78332 & 78333.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Alice. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alice) 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 Alice. 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 Alice

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alice. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.7557, Longitude: -98.0652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alice have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alice.