Alton Hidalgo County, Texas

Alton: City in Texas

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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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,785 inhabitants.

The city was created 43 years ago in 1977.

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Hidalgo County Alton
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Geography

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

Alton map

Alton Quick Facts

Population : 18,785 (2020)
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 : 06:04:50 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 995 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 34.3% (2010-2020)

Demographics

The population of Alton increased by 34.3% in 10 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
2020 18,785 3.62% estimation process

Local Places in Alton

1 Alton City Hall
Rating: 2.3 (28)

Address: 509 S Alton Blvd, Alton, TX 78573 ➦ Show Map

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Alton City Hall

Schools in Alton

College & universities near Alton, TX

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, TX

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

Post offices near Alton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mission Post Office Mission (TX) 78572
Edinburg Post Office Edinburg (TX) 78539
Downtown Mcallen Post Office McAllen (TX) 78501
Mcallen Post Office McAllen (TX) 78501
Penita Post Office Penitas (TX) 78576

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  • Alton , Utah town in Kane County, Utah, United States with a population of 119 people.
  • Alton , Kansas human settlement in Osborne County, Kansas, United States of America with a population of 92 people.
  • Alton , Indiana human settlement in Crawford County, Indiana, United States of America with a population of 54 people.

Other cities in Hidalgo County

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

City Name Population Title
McAllen 143,751 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
Edinburg 102,374 City in Texas, United States of America
Mission 84,496 City in Texas, United States
Pharr 79,513 City in Hidalgo County, Texas
Weslaco 43,273 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
San Juan 37,034 In Hidalgo County, Texas, San Juan is a city.
Alamo 20,556 Town in southern Texas, United States
Mercedes 16,598 City in Texas, USA
Donna 16,316 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
Hidalgo 14,305 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
La Homa 11,985 Census designated place
Elsa 7,120 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
Mila Doce 6,222 Census designated place
Progreso 5,979 City in Hidalgo County, Texas
Palmview 5,839 City in Texas
Palmview South 5,575 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Alton distances to largest Texas cities