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Alamo is located in the Rio Grande Valley what is nicknamed the "Land of Two Summers," is a town known as "The Refuge to the Valley" in the irrigated area of southern Hidalgo County, Texas. The town is located in an area of abundant vegetable farming and citrus groves, and it is a noted winter resort/retirement town near the Mexico-U.S. border. Alamo is also one of the Rio Grande Valley's gateways to Mexico, via U.S. Route 281 and Nuevo Progreso, Tamaulipasas well as gateway to the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge. Alamo's population was 18,353 at the time of the 2010 U.S. Census.HistoryAlamo was laid out in 1909, and named after the Alamo Mission in San Antonio.GeographyAlamo is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.7sqmi, all land.DemographicsAlamo is part of the McAllen–Edinburg–Mission and Reynosa–McAllen metropolitan areas.As of the census of 2000, there were 14,760 people, 4,621 households, and 3,826 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,580.8 people per square mile (996.3/km²). There were 6,208 housing units at an average density of 1,085.5 per square mile (419.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 83.61% White (including Latinos that were born before the 60s considered whites by law ), 0.21% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 13.73% from other races, and 1.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 78.10% of the population.
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