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ALAMO ALTO, TEXAS. 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.

Martin Donell Kohout


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

Martin Donell Kohout, "ALAMO ALTO, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 9, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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