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Welcome to Alvaton ...

Alvaton is located in Meriwether County<1>.

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

Alvaton is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Alvaton (for example, toward Roanoke (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Adding Alvaton 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 Alvaton 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 Alvaton elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

We also found Alvaton on a .

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

Communities Also Named Alvaton ...

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

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

Communities near Alvaton ...

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

  • Smokey Acres [Coweta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smokey Acres
    • Smokey Acres [Coweta County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Alvaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 56,666 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smokey Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smokey Acres
  • Peachtree City [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peachtree City
    • Peachtree City [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Alvaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peachtree City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachtree City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peachtree City<5>
  • Lawrences Mill [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrences Mill
    • Lawrences Mill [Pike County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Alvaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrences Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrences Mill
  • Carrolls [Meriwether County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrolls
    • Carrolls [Meriwether County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Alvaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,259 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrolls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrolls
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Griffin [Spalding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffin
      • Griffin [Spalding County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Alvaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,813 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Griffin<5>
    • Foreston Place [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foreston Place
      • Foreston Place [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Alvaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,020 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foreston Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foreston Place
    • Fayette Villa Estates [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette Villa Estates
      • Fayette Villa Estates [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Alvaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,991 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette Villa Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette Villa Estates
    • Hamptons Corner [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamptons Corner
      • Hamptons Corner [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Alvaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,073 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamptons Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamptons Corner
    • Bexton [Coweta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bexton
      • Bexton [Coweta County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Alvaton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bexton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bexton
    • Betts [Meriwether County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Betts
      • Betts [Meriwether County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Alvaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Betts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Betts

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alvaton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Meriwether County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Meriwether, 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 Alvaton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Alvaton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvaton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1710, Longitude: -84.5805       In this case, the coordinates for Alvaton 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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