Alamo Heights is an affluent incorporated city that is surrounded by the city of San Antonio in Bexar County in the U.S. state of Texas. At the time of the 2010 census, the population of Alamo Heights was 7,031. It is part of the Greater San Antonio metropolitan area. A portion of the University of the Incarnate Word is in Alamo Heights.
Alamo Heights is about 5 miles (8 km) north of downtown San Antonio, the urban core of the seventh largest city in America, and is completely surrounded by the city of San Antonio. The Alamo Quarry Market shopping center, Quarry Village, Lincoln Heights Shopping Center, H-E-B’s Central Market, North Star Mall, Witte Museum, San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio Japanese Tea Garden, McNay Art Museum, the San Antonio Botanical Garden and the headquarters for Clear Channel Communications can be found in or around Alamo Heights.