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ALAMO SPRINGS, Texas"Texas Hill Country Living on Mount Alamo"
Population (2000): unknownCOL Index (2008): unknown
Elevation (Mt Alamo): 2,016 ftArea (Mt Alamo): ~3,000+ acresCounty: Kendall County
Zip Code: 78624Area Code: 830Time Zone: CST
Coordinates: Lat-Long: 30.101521,-98.821149 or 30° 6' 5.4756"; -98° 49' 16.1364"
at intersection of Old San Antonio Rd and Alamo Rd
Location: 14 road mi SE of Fredericksburg, 15 road mi NE of Comfort,
10 mi S of US-290, near Luckenbach
Highways: Old San Antonio Rd (Old Hwy #9, Old Rd 9, Old No 9, Old No 9 Hwy, Old Fredericksburg Rd)
Creeks: Alamo Springs Creek (a year round creek that starts at Spring Road and runs N through to the next big working ranch; it was the original water supply for most of the early residents and is now dry)
Rivers: NoneLakes: None
CITY: Not incorporated
CHAMBER, TOURISM & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: None
NEIGHBORING TOWNS: Albert, S of Cain City, Fredericksburg, Grapetown, Luckenbach, Sisterdale
PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: This is a residential area; along with the now well-known Alamo Springs Cafe and the Old Tunnel Wildlife Management Area with an impressive Mexican free-tailed bat colony (see profile below).
MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: See detail in Directory below
- Alamo Springs Cafe: 830-990-8004; www.alamospringscafe.com. Award wining country cafe
- Old Tunnel Wildlife Management Area Bat Roost: 866-978-228; TPWD
Some of the very nearby attractions include:
- Fredericksburg: Fort; Butterfly Ranch; Herb Farm; Theater; Trade Days; Museums; Dulcimers; Historic German Downtown; Jewelry Workshop; Rockbox; Wildseed Farm; Cowboy Ranch
- Luckenbach: Luckenbach Dance Hall & General Store
- Sisterdale: Sister Creek Vineyards & Winery
- Fredericksburg: Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site & National Museum Of The Pacific War; Enchanted Rock State Natural Area; Lady Bird Municipal Park
- Stonewall: LBJ State & National Historical Parks
- Local city parks include: None
For full details on nearby events see Festivals & Major Events, Trade Days & Farmers Markets, Live Entertainment, and calendars on our other focus topic pages accessible from the menu above.
WEATHER: Local Weather, Hill Country-wide Weather
MEDIA COVERAGE: None
MAPS: Local Google; Hill Country Special Maps
HISTORY: Handbook of Texas Online: Not profiled
Alamo Springs was created (subdivided) in 1976.
PRIOR CITY NAMES: An uncompleted resort community development (~1913) was called "Mount Alamo", and some locals still refer to this general area with this name.
HISTORICAL MARKERS: None
AVAILABLE SERVICES: Gas: no; Convenience Stores: no; Restaurants: 1; Lodging: yes; Grocery Stores: no; Banks: no; Vehicle Repair: no; Hospital: no; Med Clinic: no; Post Office: no; Public Schools: no; Cemetery: no
OTHER PROFILES: Texas Escapes (article centered on the history of the railroad tunnel at Alamo Springs); Travel Texas (not available); ePodunk (not available); City Data (not available); Wikipedia (not available)
NOTES: Locations in this area carry the Fredericksburg, TX 78624 postal address. Nearest post office is in Fredericksburg.
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BUSINESS & ORGANIZATION DIRECTORY
(Police, Fire, EMS/Medical)
CRIME STOPPERS-REPORT ANONYMOUSLY-CASH REWARD: 830-997-8477; or text keyword "TIP 830 and your tip" to 274637; or click: Stoppers
ALAMO SPRINGS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT: Admin: 830-990-1460; 710 Alamo Rd, Fredericksburg (Alamo Springs), TX 78624
CRISIS HOTLINES: click Hotlines-Emergencies
LOCAL CITY GOVERNMENT: Unincorporated
COUNTY, STATE & FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OFFICES LOCATED IN KENDALL COUNTY:
See: Kendall County.
STATE & FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OFFICES LOCATED ELSEWHERE
THAT REPRESENT THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY:
See: State & Federal Offices
Note: There is not a local US Post Office.
DAY & SEASON HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES:
See full list of leases for this town at: Hunting & Fishing.
COMFORT GETAWAY: 830-431-0989; 109 Hope Rd, Fredericksburg/Alamo Springs, TX 78624. http://comfortgetaway.com. A true Texas Hill Country Getaway Guesthouse, secluded and very private. You are invited to come explore, relax, enjoy the views, gentle breezes, serenity and romantic atmosphere for a day, a week, or a month. Nestled midway between Comfort and Fredericksburg Texas on 20 plus private acres, you can unwind in the privacy of a well appointed home with tons of romantic amenities, including outdoor hot tub, king size bed and full kitchen. Linda Cook-proprietor, firstname.lastname@example.org
DAS MAUS HAUS: 830-992-2122; 907 Alamo Rd, Fredericksburg/Alamo Springs, TX 78624. www.facebook.com/DasMausHaus
WALNUT CANYON GUEST CABINS: 830-456-9326; Fredericksburg/Alamo Springs, TX 78624. http://walnutcanyoncabins.com
ALAMO SPRINGS CAFE: 830-990-8004; 107 Alamo Rd, Alamo Springs, TX 78624. www.alamospringscafe.com. Award wining country cafe. Entertainment
ALAMO SPRINGS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP: 506 Alamo Rd, Fredericksburg/Alamo Springs, TX 78624. 1 mi from Alamo Springs Cafe off Hwy #9. http://alamospringschristianfellowship.com
ALAMO SPRINGS RANCH: Off Old Hwy #9, Fredericksburg/Alamo Springs, TX 78624. A ranch community development (subdivision) with approximately 2500 acres. Comprised of small ranches from 5 to 40 acres. www.alamospringsranch.com
(THE) BLACK PIG: 830-499-1195; 608 Alamo Rd, Fredericksburg/Alamo Springs, TX 78624. www.theblackpig.biz. Great outdoor food trailer cafe
CAMP DIASOZO: 508 Alamo Rd, Alamo Springs Ranch, Alamo Springs, TX 78624. Located at Alamo Springs Ranch. A unique camp in Alamo Springs Ranch for children with morphea and scleroderma and their families. Pickup Truck Ministries: Bill or Jane, 830-733-0150. Web
OLD TUNNEL STATE PARK (FORMERLY WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA BAT ROOST):
16 acres and seasonal home to a colony of 1-3 million Mexican Free-tailed bats. Upper viewing area open 7 nights a week, free access. Lower viewing area open May-Oct on Thu-Sun, no reservations, a fee is charged. Group tours. Half-mile hiking/nature trail, picnic tables, and exhibits.
Location: In Kendall County, on Old San Antonio Rd,
11 mi SE of Fredericksburg,
mid-way between US 290 and FM 473 at
Alamo Springs: 866-978-2287
Latitude: 30.101, Longitude: -98.821
TPWD Profile; Reference Article. See Bats
Photo Gallery: Old Tunnel
PICK-UP TRUCK MINISTRIES: 830-733-0150; 508 Alamo Rd, Fredericksburg/Alamo Springs, TX 78624. 1 mi from Alamo Springs Cafe off Hwy #9. www.pickuptruckministries.com
Note: For county-wide non-profits, public service & social service organizations, see: Kendall County
Note: For Hill Country-wide non-profits, public service and social service organizations, see Hill Country Area Profile
HILL COUNTRY-WIDE UTILITY PROVIDERS: For Hill Country area utility service providers (electric, gas, water, sewer, trash),
telecom providers (land lines, cellular service, TV, internet), and related services (package delivery, newspaper, etc.), click: Utilities & Telecom
LOCAL UTILITY PROVIDERS:
INTEGRITY WASTE SERVICES: 830-377-8921; 156 Harry Holt Dr, Center Point, TX 78010. www.integritywasteservices.com. Facebook. Residential and commercial trash service in Comfort, Alamo Springs, Center Point, Kerrville, Ingram and Hunt
SANDY ROAD GUEST HAUS:
Upscale Western-style Guest House Lodging
in a Beautiful Ranch Setting in the Gorgeous Texas Hill Country
Reservations & Information: 281-300-7177
9242 RR 1320 (Sandy Road), Johnson City, TX 78636
Web: www.SandyRoadGuestHaus.com Email: info@SandyRoadGuestHaus.com
Come Relax & Enjoy!