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Map of Alpine
|• Mayor||Avinash Rangra|
|• Total||4.7 sq mi (12 km2)|
|• Land||4.7 sq mi (12 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||4,475 ft (1,364 m)|
|• Density||1,256/sq mi (485/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1377837|
Alpine was first named Osborn for the part of the railroad that it was near. From 1883 to 1888, Alpine was named Murphyville, for the owners of the land where the spring was that the railroad used to get water for its steam locomotives.
- Clifford B. Casey. "ALPINE, TEXAS (BREWSTER COUNTY)". Texas State Historical Association. https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hfa05. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
- "Alpine, Texas". Onboard Informatics. http://www.city-data.com/city/Alpine-Texas.html. Retrieved 23 April 2015.