Alamo Heights is a town that is surrounded by the City of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. As it is surrounded by San Antonia, it is considered as an enclave of the city. It falls within the San Antonio Metro Area, and has a total area of 1.9 square miles, all of which is land.
Professional, scientific, and technical services, retail trade and education are the major contributors to the local economy. Public education is imparted as a part of the Alamo Heights Independent School District. There are also a number of private schools. Higher education is imparted by the University of the Incarnate Word. The closest hospital is the Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio, located about 4 miles away, in San Antonio. The cost of living here is 20.60% higher than the country average.
This place gets about 31 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 82. Snowfall is about an inch annually.