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Alapaha, Florida

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Welcome to Alapaha ...

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

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

Alapaha would have been located within present day Hamilton County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alapaha is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Alapaha was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Alapaha still existed, it would have been in the (386) area code.

Communities near Alapaha ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<5>
Jasper   [Map]   3,959   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lee   [Map]   331   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Live Oak   [Map]   6,896   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pinetta   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Clyattville (GA)   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dasher (GA)   [Map]   991   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alapaha ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alapaha - it's located in Georgia.

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

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 Alapaha. 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 Alapaha. 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 Alapaha.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Florida

About Hamilton County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hamilton County:

The official website for State of Florida:

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 Alapaha, 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 Alapaha - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alapaha) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alapaha. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6002, Longitude: -83.0499     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alapaha 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 Alapaha.

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