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Welcome to Alvarado ...

The city of Alvarado is located in Johnson County<1>.

The location of Alvarado has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Alvarado has a population of 4,382 people<3> (see below for details).

Alvarado is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Alvarado: (817) & (682)<5>

The ZIP code for Alvarado: 76009<6>

Websites for Alvarado ...

Official Website: www.cityofalvarado.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alvarado had an population of 4,382 people. This is an increase of 15.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alvarado had a population of 3,785 people. This makes Alvarado the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Alvarado represents 0.02% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 397th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,785 people, the population of Alvarado increased 15.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,288 people).

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

Communities Also Named Alvarado ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alvarado - they are located in California, Indiana, Minnesota, New Mexico and Virginia.

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

Communities near Alvarado ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alvarado.

  • Mansfield [Tarrant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
    • Mansfield [Tarrant County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the north of Alvarado
    • Estimated population for 2018: 70,981 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield
  • Cedar Hill [Dallas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Hill
    • Cedar Hill [Dallas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Alvarado
    • Estimated population for 2018: 48,463 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Hill
  • Burleson [Johnson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burleson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burleson
    • Burleson [Johnson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Alvarado
    • Estimated population for 2018: 47,282 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burleson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burleson
  • Cleburne [Johnson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleburne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleburne
    • Cleburne [Johnson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Alvarado
    • Estimated population for 2018: 30,720 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleburne
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Midlothian [Ellis County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midlothian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midlothian
      • Midlothian [Ellis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the east of Alvarado
      • Estimated population for 2018: 27,049 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midlothian
    • Crowley [Tarrant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crowley
      • Crowley [Tarrant County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Alvarado
      • Estimated population for 2018: 15,649 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crowley
    • Forest Hill [Tarrant County]
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      • Forest Hill [Tarrant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Alvarado
      • Estimated population for 2018: 12,959 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Hill
    • Kennedale [Tarrant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennedale
      • Kennedale [Tarrant County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of Alvarado
      • Estimated population for 2018: 8,543 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennedale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennedale
    • Joshua [Johnson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joshua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joshua
      • Joshua [Johnson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the west of Alvarado
      • Estimated population for 2018: 7,887 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joshua
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Joshua
    • Keene [Johnson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keene have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keene
      • Keene [Johnson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the west of Alvarado
      • Estimated population for 2018: 6,531 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keene
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keene

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 Alvarado. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alvarado.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alvarado. 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 Alvarado.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alvarado. See our Newspapers Page for Alvarado.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alvarado ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Johnson County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Alvarado: www.cityofalvarado.org/

The official website for Johnson County: www.johnsoncountytx.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Johnson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alvarado.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alvarado - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (682) is an overlay for area code (817).
<6>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 Alvarado). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alvarado or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alvarado) 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 Alvarado. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alvarado

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvarado. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4114, Longitude: -97.2099       In this case, the coordinates for Alvarado have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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