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Welcome to Alum ...

So far, we have found very little information about Alum. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Alum to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alum, please Contact Us.


Alum would have been located within present day Saline County<2>.

The location of Alum has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alum is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Alum was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alum would have been located in the (501) area code.

Communities Also Named Alum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Alum - they are located in Nevada and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alum.

Communities near Alum ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alum.

  • Hot Springs [Garland County]
  • Benton [Saline County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton
    • Benton [Saline County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Alum
    • Estimated population in 2018: 36,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benton<6>
  • Bryant [Saline County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryant
    • Bryant [Saline County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Alum
    • Estimated population in 2018: 20,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryant<6>
  • Malvern [Hot Spring County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malvern have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malvern
    • Malvern [Hot Spring County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Alum
    • Estimated population in 2018: 10,900 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malvern
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malvern<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Haskell [Saline County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haskell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haskell
      • Haskell [Saline County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Alum
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,640 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haskell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haskell<6>
    • Shannon Hills [Saline County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shannon Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon Hills
      • Shannon Hills [Saline County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Alum
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,909 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon Hills
    • Alexander [Saline County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexander
      • Alexander [Saline County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Alum
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,268 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexander
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexander<6>
    • Rockport [Hot Spring County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockport
      • Rockport [Hot Spring County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Alum
      • Estimated population in 2018: 764 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockport
    • Bauxite [Saline County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bauxite have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bauxite
      • Bauxite [Saline County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Alum
      • Estimated population in 2018: 551 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bauxite
    • Traskwood [Saline County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Traskwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Traskwood
      • Traskwood [Saline County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Alum
      • Estimated population in 2018: 546 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Traskwood

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 Alum. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alum.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alum. 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 Alum.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alum. See our Newspapers Page for Alum.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arkansas

About Saline County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saline County: www.salinecounty.org/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Alum, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Saline, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alum - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alum) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5945, Longitude: -92.7279       In this case, the coordinates for Alum have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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