Alvin Apartments for Rent
Alvin, TexasAlvin, Texas is a Southeast suburb of Houston, approximately 32 miles from downtown and usually a little over an hour commute during rush hour traffic. It's located near routes 8 and 35. The population of the city is about 22,000, and it's known as the childhood home of Nolan Ryan, famous baseball player and owner of other businesses such as cattle raising and hot dog producing. The median family income in Alvin is about $45,000.
Apartments and Neighborhoods in AlvinMany apartments are located near the South Alvin Loop off highway 35, such as Cedar Grove on South Street, Fairway Square on Fairway Drive, and Hillcrest Village, also on Fairway Drive. There are also many located near route 71, such as Highland Square on Johnson Street and Cedar Wood, also on Johnson Street. Others are scattered away from the roadways, such as Steeplechase, which is close to National Oak Park.
Things to do in Alvin, TexasLike many childhood homes of famous people, Alvin has decided to honor Nolan Ryan with his own museum. You can learn about his life and career as a hall of fame baseball player. You can even try catching a ball going at the speed of one of Ryan's famous pitches. It's located at Alvin Community College. Alvin also has 10 parks to choose from for your recreational pleasure, including Resoft Community Park, and the 26 acre Alvin Rotary Park. Other attractions include the Alvin Historical Museum in the old post office, and Froberg's Vegetable Farm, where you can buy fresh produce or pick your own. Also try the Bayou Wildlife Park, where they have a kind of mini zoo, with creatures such as zebras, ostriches, lamas, and rhinos for your viewing pleasure.
Alvin has a number of annual events, such as a good 'ol Texas Livestock shows and rodeos, on the rodeo grounds.
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