Explore Alamo

Welcome to Alamo

Alamo is an unincorporated town bordering Danville to the north. It is the second oldest township in Contra Costa County, Martinez the county seat is the oldest. Comprised of approximately 20 square miles, Alamo is nestled between the Las Trampas Hills and Mt. Diablo. Named by Spanish settlers for the many popular trees that were once abundant on the hills, Alamo has maintained its rural atmosphere.

Today, residents enjoy the quiet beauty of Alamo. Typically the homes have larger lots and few sidewalks. The only commercial development to serve the area lies at the intersection of Stone Valley Road and Danville Blvd. For local recreation, the Iron Horse

Trail running the length of the town and continuing both north and south offers miles of paved trail, a haven for bikers, skaters, joggers and dog walkers. The Las Trampas Hills and Mt. Diablo are also easily accessible for hiking and there are numerous parks for picnic and play.

Things to Do in Alamo


Iron Horse Trail


E.J. Phair Brewing



The Peasants Courtyard