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Alamo is located directly along the Mexican border. The city is close to other urban Texas locations, such as McAllen and Edinburg. Residents looking for homes for rent will be able to spend their time at places such as Community Park, Rios Floors, Alamo Park, Tortilleria Berta and many other varied institutions.

History of Alamo

  • The area of contemporary Alamo was developed by the efforts of Peter Ebenezer Blalock and George T. Hawkins. These men bought over 30,000 acres in the area to establish shipping pens. They also created a railroad depot, which they called Ebenezer, after Blalock. 
  • The city was incorporated in 1924.
  • Alamo was known by other names during the early period of the community, including Forum and Swallow.
  • The '40s and '50s witnessed the city's agricultural industry play an influential role in Alamo. Citrus fruits and vegetables were shipped from the city.

Resources for Renters

  • Alamo's website has a slew of features that are ideal for new residents or potential renters. For example, a resident can view photos of Alamo, look up events the city is having on the events calendar, read the latest news from the city and check out the current weather conditions in the city. The site also has specific information on the city government, departments, public safety resource forms and several other pages, such as a link to the city on Twitter. The fast-paced nature of social media will allow residents to keep abreast of the latest events in the city. 
  • Pharr-San Juan- Alamo Independent School District's website has concrete information on schools in the area. Ideal for parents, the site has an "About Us" page and similar resources for parents, students and staff. New residents will gain benefits from knowing about the district's intricacies.