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Welcome to Alpine ...
The city of Alpine is located in Big Bend Country (West Texas).
While we don't have a date for the founding of Alpine, you might consider that their post office opened in 1888.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alpine has a population of 5,969 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Alpine is 4,460 feet [1,359 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude 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 telephone 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 5,969 people. This is an increase of 1.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.16% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alpine had a population of 5,905 people (which is 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 (with a count of 5,786 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alpine.
Communities Also Named Alpine ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Adding Alpine to Our Gazetteer ...
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alpine was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Alpine in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Alpine post office opened in 1888.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Alpine.
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/updated: 27 Sep 2023