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Alcove Spring, Kansas

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So far, we have found very little information about Alcove Spring. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Alcove Spring to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alcove Spring, please Contact Us.

Alcove Spring would have been located within present day Marshall County.

A typical abbreviation for Alcove Spring: Alcove Spg. (or less commonly used: Alcove Spng. or Alcove Sprng.)

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alcove Spring is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Alcove Spring was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alcove Spring would have been located in the (785) area code.

Communities near Alcove Spring ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Barnes   [Map]   150   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Beattie   [Map]   189   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Blue Rapids   [Map]   966   S   5 miles [8 km]
Carden   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Frankfort   [Map]   694   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Greenleaf   [Map]   310   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alcove Spring.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alcove Spring. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alcove Spring. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alcove Spring.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alcove Spring:

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Alcove Spring, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alcove Spring - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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- Alcove Spring) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alcove Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alcove Spring

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alcove Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7604, Longitude: -96.6780     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alcove Spring.

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