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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

Telephone area codes for Alcovy: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

Adding Alcovy 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.

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, we also found mention of Alcovy elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

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

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

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
  • 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
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
  • 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
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholasville
  • Pine Mountain [DeKalb County]
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    • Pine Mountain [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Alcovy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Mountain
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newton Woods [Newton County]
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      • Newton Woods [Newton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Alcovy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 575 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton Woods
    • Mansfield Estates [Newton County]
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      • Mansfield Estates [Newton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Alcovy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 442 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield Estates
    • Braswell [Morgan County]
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      • Braswell [Morgan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Alcovy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braswell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braswell
    • Salem Branch [Newton County]
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      • Salem Branch [Newton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Alcovy
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 310 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem Branch
    • Calvin [Jasper County]
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      • Calvin [Jasper County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Alcovy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calvin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvin
    • Norris Lake Shores [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norris Lake Shores
      • Norris Lake Shores [Gwinnett County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Alcovy
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 59 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris Lake Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris Lake Shores

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.

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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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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).






















 

 

 

 

 


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