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Welcome to Alcovy ...

Alcovy is located in Newton County<1>.

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

Alcovy is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area Codes for Alcovy: (470)<4>, (678) & (770)

Communities near Alcovy ...

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

  • Milstead [Rockdale County]
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    • Milstead [Rockdale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Alcovy
    • Estimated population in 2018: 39,217 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milstead
  • Conyers [Rockdale County]
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    • Conyers [Rockdale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Alcovy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,107 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conyers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conyers<6>
  • Covington [Newton County]
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    • Covington [Newton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Alcovy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,386 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<6>
  • Monroe [Walton County]
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    • Monroe [Walton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Alcovy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,979 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Loganville [Walton County]
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      • Loganville [Walton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Alcovy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,310 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loganville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loganville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loganville<6>
    • Centerville [Gwinnett County]
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      • Centerville [Gwinnett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Alcovy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,884 people
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    • Social Circle [Walton County]
    • Madison [Morgan County]
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      • Madison [Morgan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Alcovy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
    • Nicholasville [Walton County]
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      • Nicholasville [Walton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Alcovy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,333 people
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    • Oxford [Newton County]
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      • Oxford [Newton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Alcovy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alcovy ...

Looking for more information about Alcovy? 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 Alcovy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alcovy.

Adding Alcovy to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alcovy 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 Alcovy was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

We also found Alcovy in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Newton County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Newton County: www.co.newton.ga.us/

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 Newton, 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 Alcovy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Alcovy, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Alcovy) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alcovy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6398, Longitude: -83.7868       In this case, the coordinates for Alcovy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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