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Welcome to Alfa ...
So far, we have found very little information about Alfa. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Alfa to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alfa, please Contact Us.
We aren't confident of the location of Alfa, so consider the above location as an estimate.<3>
Alfa was established in 1880s.
Time Zone: The area where Alfa was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
If Alfa still existed, it would have been in the (530) area code.
Adding Alfa to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
That's the case with Alfa: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alfa on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Alfa ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alfa - it's located in Kansas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alfa.
Communities near Alfa ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alfa.
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 Alfa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alfa.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alfa. 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 Alfa.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alfa. See our Newspapers Page for Alfa.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 07 Jun 2021