Alamo Heights is an affluent incorporated city that is surrounded by the city of San Antonio in Bexar County in the U.S. state of Texas. At the time of the 2010 census, the population of Alamo Heights was 7,031. It is part of the Greater San Antonio metropolitan area. A portion of the University of the Incarnate Word is in Alamo Heights.
Alamo Heights is about 5 miles (8 km) north of downtown San Antonio, the urban core of the seventh largest city in America, and is almost completely surrounded by the city of San Antonio.
Alamo Heights is located at 29°28′58″N 98°28′2″W (29.482881, -98.467271). It is bordered by the following neighborhoods: Lincoln Heights to the north, Olmos Park to the west, Brackenridge Park and Fort Sam Houston to the south, and Terrell Hills to the east. All of them are districts within San Antonio except for Terrell Hills and Olmos Park, both independent cities like Alamo Heights. Alamo Heights is about 3 miles (5 km) south of the San Antonio International Airport and 5 miles (8 km) north of downtown San Antonio, both of which are accessible via Broadway and U.S. 281 North.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Alamo Heights has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km2), all of it land.
As of the 2000 U.S. Census, there were 7,319 people, 3,197 households, and 1,819 families residing in this city. The population density was 3,964.9 people per square mile (1,527.5/km2).