Alamo Alto, TX


By: Martin Donell Kohout

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994


Alamo Alto is on State Highway 20 some 4½ miles southeast of Tornillo and thirty-five miles southeast of El Paso in southeastern El Paso County. The settlement was founded before 1931, when three businesses were reported there. Its estimated population grew from ten in the mid-1930s to twenty-five in the mid-1940s. The community consisted of a few scattered dwellings on maps in the early 1970s. In 2000 the population was twenty-five.

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Martin Donell Kohout, “Alamo Alto, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 29, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/alamo-alto-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
November 1, 1994

Place
Alamo Alto
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1377083
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • El Paso County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 31.40512160°
  • Longitude: -106.02386100°
Population Counts
People Year
19 2009