city in and county seat of Brewster County, Texas, United States
The Brewster County Courthouse in Alpine.
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||1,300/sq mi (490/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.