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Welcome to Alphoretta ...

Alphoretta is located in Floyd County<1>.

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

Alphoretta is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Alphoretta: (606)

Adding Alphoretta to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alphoretta 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 Alphoretta was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Alphoretta on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kentucky (1911).

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

Communities near Alphoretta ...

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

  • Pikeville [Pike County]
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    • Pikeville [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alphoretta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,432 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pikeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pikeville<5>
  • Paintsville [Johnson County]
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    • Paintsville [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Alphoretta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,925 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paintsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paintsville<5>
  • Prestonsburg [Floyd County]
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    • Prestonsburg [Floyd County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Alphoretta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,460 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prestonsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prestonsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prestonsburg<5>
  • Coal Run Village [Pike County]
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    • Coal Run Village [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Alphoretta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,494 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coal Run Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coal Run Village
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hindman [Knott County]
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      • Hindman [Knott County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Alphoretta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 663 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hindman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hindman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hindman<5>
    • Pippa Passes [Knott County]
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      • Pippa Passes [Knott County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Alphoretta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 606 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pippa Passes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pippa Passes
    • Wheelwright [Floyd County]
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      • Wheelwright [Floyd County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Alphoretta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheelwright have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheelwright
    • Wayland [Floyd County]
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      • Wayland [Floyd County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Alphoretta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayland
    • Allen [Floyd County]
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      • Allen [Floyd County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Alphoretta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 168 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Allen has also been known as:
      • Beaver Creek Junction
      • Beaver Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allen<5>
    • Banner [Floyd County]
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      • Banner [Floyd County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Alphoretta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banner<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alphoretta ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Floyd County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Floyd, 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 Alphoretta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Alphoretta) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alphoretta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5632, Longitude: -82.7643       In this case, the coordinates for Alphoretta 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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