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Welcome to Alco ...
The location of Alco has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Alco, you might consider that their post office opened in 1878.
Alco is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alco lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Alco: (870)
The ZIP code for Alco: 72610<4>
Communities Also Named Alco ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Alco - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alco.
Communities near Alco ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alco.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alco. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alco.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alco. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alco.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alco. See our Newspapers Page for Alco.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alco ...
Looking for more information about Alco? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alco, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alco.
Adding Alco to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alco in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alco was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Alco on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Alco.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Sep 2023