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Census Data for Alsile ...

Although we found mention of Alsile during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer..

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Alsile. If you can help us locate Alsile, please Contact Us.


As far as we can tell, Alsile has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Alsile, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

Whitley County ...

Alsile is located in Whitley County<2>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Whitley County.

Mentions & References for Alsile

The Communities of Kentucky

About Whitley County

About Kentucky

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

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Alsile and then turned west". While Alsile could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Alsile as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Alsile could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Kentucky community named Alsile.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Whitley, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.




 

 

 

 

 


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