Neighborhood

Alvin: More Than Meets the Eye

Alvin, Texas is a city located within the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area. Home to approximately 26,474 people, Alvin offers residents a surplus of entertainment, shopping, and restaurants. The city is highly associated with Baseball Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan, who moved with his family to the city in 1947 as an infant. Today, the city is home to the Nolan Ryan Museum. Alvin has plenty of recreational oportunities to offer its residents. In 2019, Alvin received the Houston-Galveston Area Council Parks and Natural Areas Award for the Disc Golf Course at Briscoe Park. Beloved annual events include the Alvin Music Festival and Cook-Off, Tour de Braz, and Fall Festival. Located nearly 30 minutes from Houston, living in Alvin also grants you a short commute to everything Houston has to offer, including Space Center Houston, Houston Zoo, and Toyota Center. Enjoy the best of Greater Houston as a resident of Alvin!