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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Alice is approximately 19,788 (1990), 19104 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 7,198 (1990), 6635 (2010).
The amount of land area in Alice is 30.327 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.038 sq kilometers.
The distance from Alice to Washington DC is 1473 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 176 miles. (as the crow flies)
Alice is positioned 27.75 degrees north of the equator and 98.06 degrees west of the prime meridian.


west of Corpus Christi in southern Texas
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History & History Related Items

Established as a city in 1888, Alice was first known as Bandana, then Kleberg and finally Alice. It was named after the daughter of Cpatain Richard King, the founder of the famous King Ranch. At one time, from 1888 to 1893, Alice was the world's largest cattle shipping point.
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South Texas Museum
60 South Wright
Alice, Texas
Phone: 361-668-8891
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Alice City Government

Alice City Manager
500 E. Main St.
Alice, Texas 78332-4971
Phone: 361-668-7210

Alice is the county seat of Jim Wells County.

Alice City Vital Statistics
200 N. Almond St.
Alice, Texas 78332-4845
Phone: 361-668-5702


Jim Wells County Clerk
200 N Almond St
Alice, TX 78332-4845
Phone: 361-668-5702

Alice Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
612 E. Main St.
Alice, Texas 78332-4902
Phone: 361-664-3454

Alice Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
612 E. Main St.
Alice, Texas 78332-4902
Phone: 361-664-3454

Alice Libraries

City Library
401 E. 3rd St.
Alice, Texas 78332-4798
Phone: 361-664-9506

Alice Schools

Alice Independent School Superintendent
1801 E. Main St.
Alice, Texas 78332-4140
Phone: 361-664-0981

Alice High School
1800 Coyote Trail
Alice, Texas 78332-4062
Phone: 361-664-0126

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