Alamo, Nevada

Alamo, Nevada

Alamo is a town in Lincoln County, Nevada. Alamo was founded in 1900, and is the largest town in the Pahranagat Valley. The primary industry of the town is ranching. The closest attraction is the Pahranagat Valley National Wildlife Refuge.

According to a state estimate in 2006, 432 people Verify source|date=July 2007 live in Alamo. The median age is 36.3 years. The median household income is $43,825. 74.1% of households in Alamo have children. 15.8% of Alamo residents have received a college education.

Within the township is the site of the Devonian Alamo bolide impact.


Alamo attracts tourists and truckers traveling from Las Vegas to northern Nevada and Idaho. Attractions include the nearby warm springs, wildlife refuge, Extraterrestrial Highway and Area 51. Gas stations in Alamo cater to these tourists by offering Alien memorabilia. There are two truck stops, the Alamo Cheveron and the Alamo truck stop that offer large diesel filling areas to attract passing truckers.

There are three motels in Alamo, the Alamo Inn, the Sunset View Inn and Windmill Ridge Lodge.

There are a few restaurants in the town, including one at the Alamo Truck Stop and another at Windmill Ridge Lodge.


* Alamo Landing FieldThere are three motels in Alamo, the Meadow Lane Motel, Sunset View Inn and the Windmill Ridge


Public education is provided by the Lincoln County School District, with offices in Panaca Nevada. There are three schools in the valley:

All three schools have the Panther as their mascot


There are three different religious denominations with churches in Alamo, they are:

* Christian Bible Fellowship Church
* The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
* Trinity Assembly of God


Alamo has a police force, a volunteer fire department, phone and internet services, a medical clinic and a public library. Pahranagat Valley Federal Credit Union and Nevada Bank and Trust offer financial services to residents.

External links

* [ History of Lincoln County]

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