About This Place
Alvord is a town in Wise County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,007 at the 2000 census.
Texas Railroad Commissioner Ernest O. Thompson, who also served as a mayor of Amarillo and became an expert on petroleum issues, was born in Alvord in 1892.
Alvord is located at 33°21′33″N 97°41′43″W / 33.35917°N 97.69528°W / 33.35917; -97.69528 (33.359038, -97.695306).