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Welcome to Alps ...
The location of Alps has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Alps is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alps lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Alps (for example, toward Roanoke (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Communities Also Named Alps ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Alps - they are located in New Mexico (2), New York and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alps.
Communities near Alps ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alps.
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 Alps. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alps.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alps. 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 Alps.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alps. See our Newspapers Page for Alps.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alps ...
Looking for more information about Alps? 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 Alps, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alps.
Adding Alps to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alps 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 Alps was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Alps on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alps on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alps. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022