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Welcome to Alcorns ...

Alcorns is located in Laurens County<1>.

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

In the past, Alcorns was named Alcorn's Station and Musgrove. For more information about the names of Alcorns, see The Names of Alcorns on our Genealogy Page.

Alcorns is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alcorns lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Alcorns: (478)

Communities Also Named Alcorns ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Alcorns: This one is located in Laurens County and the other is located in Dodge County.

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

Communities near Alcorns ...

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

  • Dublin [Laurens County]
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    • Dublin [Laurens County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Alcorns
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,802 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dublin<5>
  • Eastman [Dodge County]
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    • Eastman [Dodge County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Alcorns
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,096 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eastman<5>
  • Cochran [Bleckley County]
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    • Cochran [Bleckley County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Alcorns
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,018 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cochran<5>
  • Royal [Bleckley County]
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    • Royal [Bleckley County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Alcorns
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,571 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Dublin [Laurens County]
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      • East Dublin [Laurens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alcorns
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,391 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Dublin<5>
    • Plainfield [Dodge County]
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      • Plainfield [Dodge County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Alcorns
      • Estimated population in 2019: 716 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plainfield<5>
    • Dexter [Laurens County]
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      • Dexter [Laurens County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Alcorns
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 563 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dexter<5>
    • Dudley [Laurens County]
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      • Dudley [Laurens County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Alcorns
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 558 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dudley<5>
    • Cadwell [Laurens County]
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      • Cadwell [Laurens County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Alcorns
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cadwell<5>
    • Rentz [Laurens County]
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      • Rentz [Laurens County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Alcorns
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rentz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rentz<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alcorns ...

Looking for more information about Alcorns? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alcorns, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alcorns.

Adding Alcorns to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alcorns 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 Alcorns was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.

We also found Alcorns on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alcorns on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alcorns. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Laurens County: www.laurenscoga.org

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Laurens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alcorns - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alcorns) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alcorns. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4096, Longitude: -83.1102       In this case, the coordinates for Alcorns have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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