Found in Brazoria County, Alvin is the childhood home of Baseball Hall of Famer, Nolan Ryan. With an estimated population of more than 26,000, this former ranch town still exudes a hometown feeling close to the big city. Just 25 miles southeast of Houston, this small town feels much bigger with so many big city amenities nearby. Relaxing parks, fine food, wondrous shopping experiences, top-notch schools—Alvin has it all. Yet beyond these valuable things, Alvin has the sense of community so many cities lack. If you’re looking for a cozy yet refined place to raise a family, look no further.
Alvin also has the dining experiences every great town needs to appeal to a wide variety of palettes. Looking for a historic local spot to hang your hat and grab a drink? Gordon Street Tavern has the good eats, delicious drinks and local charm you’ve been seeking. If you’re leaning towards comfort food, check out Malt-N-Burger. Just like a classic diner, this local hotspot has some of the most delicious burgers for miles. Looking for something more refined? Sakura Japanese Sushi and Grill can certainly cater to your sophisticated palette. Indeed, Alvin has something for everyone!
Alvin has the best of everything, including places to relax and enjoy the great outdoors. Experience the beauty of nature in Alvin, with stunning attractions such as Brazos Bend State Park and Bayou Wildlife Zoo.
Children living in this area attend Alvin Independent School District. Alvin ISD takes pride in their high standards of academic excellence and continues to maintain a low teacher-student ratio. With their core belief and standards in hand, Alvin ISD is a shining example of when everything goes right in an academic setting. Academic performance, teachers and staff, technology, facilities—Alvin ISD stays at the forefront of innovation.