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Alvis, Arkansas

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The location of Alvis

Welcome to Alvis ...

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

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

Alvis would have been located within present day Independence County.

The location of Alvis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alvis is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Alvis ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alvis and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Batesville   [Map]   10,727   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cave City   [Map]   1,909   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cushman   [Map]   457   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Evening Shade   [Map]   430   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Franklin   [Map]   191   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Horseshoe Bend   [Map]   2,126   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alvis.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alvis. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alvis. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alvis.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alvis:

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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 Alvis, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alvis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alvis) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9390, Longitude: -91.7174     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alvis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alvis.

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