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Welcome to Alpine ...
So far, we have found very little information about Alpine. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Alpine to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alpine, please Contact Us.
The location of Alpine has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Alpine is 9,260 feet [2,822 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Alpine is 1¾ mile [or ~2¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Alpine was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
If Alpine still existed, it would have been in the (719) area code.
Communities Also Named Alpine ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Colorado communities named Alpine: This one is located in Chaffee County and the other is located in Rio Grande County.
Beyond Colorado, there are 43 communities that are also named Alpine - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (3), California (3), Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia (3), Washington and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alpine.
Communities near Alpine ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alpine.
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 Alpine. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alpine.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alpine. 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 Alpine.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alpine. See our Newspapers Page for Alpine.
Adding Alpine to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alpine in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alpine was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alpine on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Chaffee County: www.chaffeecounty.org/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022