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Alice is a cities in, and the county seat of, Jim Wells County, Texas, United States, in the South Texas region of the state. The population was 19,104 at the 2010 census. Alice was established in 1888. First it was called "Bandana", then "Kleberg", and finally "Alice" after Alice Gertrudis King Kleberg, the daughter of Richard King, who established the King Ranch.
Alice is located in Jim Wells County
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Alice Isd is located at 2 Coyote Trl Alice,Tx,78332 Alice Isd phone number is (361)664-0981. The school district has 5073 students, 314 teachers.
Alice is located in central Jim Wells County at 27°45€²02€³N 98°04€²14€³W (27.750652 - -98.070460). According to the United States Census Bureau - the city has a total area of 12.6 square miles (32.6 km2) - of which 12.0 square miles (31.1 km2) are land and 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2) - or 4.66% - are covered by water. Alice falls within the boundaries of South Texas and the Texas Coastal Bend region.U.S. Route 281 passes just west of the city limits on a bypass. The highway leads north 41 miles (66 km) to George West and south 37 miles (60 km) to Falfurrias. Texas State Highway 44 passes through the center of town as Front Street and leads east 26 miles (42 km) to Robstown and west 35 miles (56 km) to Freer. Texas State Highway 359 joins SH 44 through the center of Alice - but leads northeast 30 miles (48 km) to Mathis and southwest 53 miles (85 km) to Hebbronville.The nearest metropolitan areas are Corpus Christi - 45 miles (72 km) to the east - and Laredo - 98 miles (158 km) to the west.
Arts and Culture
Alice has long been recognized as the "Birthplace of Tejano Music" - dating back to the mid-1940s - when Armando Marroquin - Sr. - of Alice and partner Paco Betancourt of San Benito launched what was to be the first home-based recording company to record Tejano artists exclusively. Ideal Records - which was based in Alice - under the direction of Marroquin became the perfect vehicle for Tejano groups and artists to get their music to the public. Marroquin - who also owned and operated a jukebox company - ensured that Ideal recordings would be distributed throughout South Texas. The songs recorded - which were contributed by Tejano and Mexican composers - became very popular through jukeboxes placed in restaurants - cantinas - or other establishments that would have them - and the then-scarce Spanish-language radio programs. In addition to Ideal - Alice was the home of Freddie Records and Hacienda Records - which were dominant players in Tejano music in the 1970s and 1980s.Alice is the birthplace of two Nobel Prize winners. Robert F. Curl Jr. was honored with a Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1996 - and James P. Allison won a Nobel for his work in medicine in 2018.
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Top sites to see in Alice Texas
- South Texas Museum : Museum
- Lake Findley : Lake Findley, also known as Lake Alice, is a reservoir on Chiltipin Creek about 1 mile north of the city of Alice, Texas. The reservoir was formed in 1965 by the construction of a dam across the creek. The dam and lake are managed by the City of Alice. Lake Findley serves as a venue for recreation, especially fishing. Wikipedia
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