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Alice is a city on the South Texas Plains.


Alice was named after the daughter of ranchman Richard King, who established the famous King Ranch. The city is known as the "birthplace of Tejano music" since it was here, in the 1940s that Tejano was first recorded and popularized.

Get in[edit]

Map of Alice (Texas)

By car[edit]

  • US Highway 281 goes around the western side of town.
  • Texas Highway 44 goes through the center of town and connects it with Corpus Christi.
  • Texas Highway 359's southern end is near Alice.

By plane[edit]

  • 1 Alice International Airport (ALI IATA). General aviation Alice International Airport (Q4725933) on Wikidata Alice International Airport on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Lake Findley (Lake Alice), Lake Alice Road. There is a park area and some trees near the lake.
  • 2 South Texas Museum, 66 South Wright St, +1 361 668-8891. Focuses on the history of the area from the American Indians forward, particularly the pioneer era.
  • 3 Tejano Music Hall of Fame Museum, 213 N. Wright St, +1 361 668-6666. Dedicated to preserving the history of the musicians and recordings of this uniquely Texas genre.
  • Water tower. The city's water tower near downtown is the tallest concrete water tower in the world, at 165 feet.



Alice's main shopping district is along Texas Highway 44 and Main Street


  • 1 Big House Burgers (Intersection of Woodlawn Drive and Main Street). There is one other restaurant with the same name in nearby Kingsville.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Alice
San AntonioPleasanton  N US 281.svg S  EdinburgMcAllen
Jct N I-35.svg SSan Diego  W Texas 44.svg E  Corpus ChristiEnds at Texas 358.svg

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