Otobots auto repair proudly serves the thriving community of Alvin, TX with industry certified technicians. Alvin’s claim to fame is Baseball Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan, who moved with his family to the city in 1947 as an infant and lived there until he moved to Round Rock in 2003. The Nolan Ryan Museum is in the Nolan Ryan Foundation and Exhibit Center on the campus of Alvin Community College.
The Alvin Library is a part of the Brazoria County Library System. The library closed in 2010 to repair damages done by Hurricane Ike, and during that renovation a fire broke out causing major smoke damage. The library reopened in June 2011.
Alvin is located in northeastern Brazoria County and is bordered to the northeast by Friendswood and League City in Galveston County, and part of its southeast border is along the village of Hillcrest. Texas State Highway 35 bypasses the center of the city to the east; it leads north 25 miles to downtown Houston and southwest 21 miles to Angleton, the Brazoria County seat. Texas State Highway 6 crosses Highway 35 and passes through the center of Alvin, leading southeast 30 miles to Galveston and 28 miles northwest to Sugar Land
According to the United States Census Bureau, Alvin has a total area of 25.6 square miles, of which 24.3 square miles is land and 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2), or 5.26%, is water.
Notable people from Alvin include Douglas Duncan (bullrider), Joe Ferguson (NFL), Gary Keithley (NFL), Nolan Ryan (MLB).