alamoAlamo is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Contra Costa County, California, in the United States. It is a suburb located in the San Francisco Bay Area’s East Bay region, approximately 28 miles (45 km) east of San Francisco.As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,750. Alamo was named for the poplar trees that lined San Ramon Creek.

As an unincorporated community, Alamo does not have a government of its own. Police services are provided by the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. Fire and EMS services are provided by the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District.

Alamo, with a median household income of $140,561 (as of 2011),  is one of the wealthiest communities in the United States. In addition to its upscale suburban living, the community is known for its semi-rural atmosphere.

In August, 2007, a group of citizens launched a new initiative to incorporate the community, the latest in a series of attempts that go back to the early 1960s or before.  Previous failed Alamo incorporation efforts always included parts of other nearby unincorporated areas: Alamo-Danville (1964)  and Alamo-Danville-San Ramon (1976).  This latest Alamo incorporation effort was defeated by referendum in March, 2009.



  1. 4 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 4,525 sq ft
    Lot size: 18,295 sqft
    Year built: 2010
    Days on market: 6
  2. 5 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,254 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,117 sqft
    Year built: 1969
    Days on market: 6
  3. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,011 sq ft
    Lot size: 36,154 sqft
    Year built: 1993
    Days on market: 6
  4. 5 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 4,761 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,908 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Days on market: 6
  5. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,912 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,424 sqft
    Year built: 1971
    Days on market: 6

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