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Welcome to Alvin ...
The city of Alvin is located in Brazoria County.
The location of Alvin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alvin has a population of 26,474 people<2> (see below for details).
Alvin was established in 1893.
The community of Alvin is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alvin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Alvin: (281)<4>, (713) and (832).
The ZIP codes for Alvin: 77511-77512<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alvin had a population of 24,236 people (which is 7.74% of the total population of Brazoria County). This makes Alvin the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Alvin represents 0.1% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 24,236 people, the population of Alvin increased 13.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 21,413 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alvin had an population of 26,474 people. This is an increase of 9.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.64% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alvin.
Communities near Alvin ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alvin.
Communities Also Named Alvin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Alvin - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, South Carolina and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alvin.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
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Websites for Alvin ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alvin ...
Looking for more information about Alvin? 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 Alvin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alvin.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Alvin: www.alvin.tx.citygovt.org/
The official website for Brazoria County: www.brazoria-county.com/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019