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Welcome to Alpine ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alpine has a population of 5,982 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Alpine.
Alpine is 4,460 feet [1,359 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Alpine is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Alpine lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Alpine: (432)
The ZIP codes for Alpine: 79830-79832<4>
Websites for Alpine ...
Official Website: www.ci.alpine.tx.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.alpinetexas.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alpine had an population of 5,982 people. This is an increase of 1.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.39% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alpine had a population of 5,905 people (or 63.96% of the total population of Brewster County). This makes Alpine the county's most populous community.
The population of Alpine represents 0.02% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 300th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,905 people, the population of Alpine increased 2.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,786 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alpine.
Adding Alpine 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 Alpine in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Alpine elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Alpine on a Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alpine on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Alpine ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Alpine - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (3), California (3), Colorado (2), Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia (3), Washington and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alpine.
Communities near Alpine ...
We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Alpine.
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 Alpine. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alpine.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alpine. 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 Alpine.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alpine. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Alpine.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpine ...
Looking for more information about Alpine? 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 Alpine, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alpine.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Alpine: www.ci.alpine.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021