Alton Hidalgo County, Texas

Alton: City in Texas

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Location of Alton on Texas map.

About

Alton is a city located in the county of Hidalgo in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 12,341 and a population density of 654 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 18,105 inhabitants.

The city was created 43 years ago in 1977.

Geography

Alton is located at 26°17'14"N 98°18'48"W (26.2872900, -98.3133500).

Alton map

Alton Quick Facts

Population : 18,105 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Hidalgo County
Postal code : 78573
Phone Area Codes : 956
Area : 18.88 km2
Altitude : 161 feet / 49 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1978 (43 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 12:49:55 (27th July 2021)
Density : 959 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 31.84% (2010-2019)

Demographics

The population of Alton increased by 31.84% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,341 - census
2011 14,330 13.88% estimation process
2012 14,763 2.93% estimation process
2013 14,953 1.27% estimation process
2014 15,377 2.76% estimation process
2015 15,584 1.33% estimation process
2016 16,694 6.65% estimation process
2017 17,090 2.32% estimation process
2018 17,403 1.8% estimation process
2019 18,105 3.88% estimation process

Schools

College & universities near Alton

Code Name City ZIP
488299 Mission Beauty Institute Mission (TX) 78572-4404
485926 GA Beauty & Barber School McAllen (TX) 78501-3309
489283 The College of Health Care Professions-McAllen Campus McAllen (TX) 78504-4398
228219 Platt College-STVT-McAllen McAllen (TX) 78501
409315 South Texas College McAllen (TX) 78502-9701

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Alton

Code Name Address Type
MEN McAllen, Texas 1501 West US Hwy 83 Business BUS
HGN Harlingen, Texas 215 E. Monroe Ave. BUS
BSV Brownsville, Texas 1134 E. St. Charles Street BUS

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Hidalgo County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hidalgo County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
McAllen 143,268 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
Edinburg 101,170 City in Texas, United States of America
Mission 84,331 City in Texas, United States
Pharr 79,112 City in Hidalgo County, Texas
Weslaco 41,629 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
San Juan 37,008 In Hidalgo County, Texas, San Juan is a city.
Alamo 19,910 Town in southern Texas, United States
Mercedes 16,604 City in Texas, USA
Donna 16,338 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
Hidalgo 14,183 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
La Homa 11,985 Census designated place
Murillo Colonia 7,344
Elsa 7,174 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
Mila Doce 6,222 Census designated place
Progreso 5,944 City in Hidalgo County, Texas
Palmview 5,774 City in Texas

Distance to Other Cities

Alton distances to largest Texas cities

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