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Alum Springs, Kentucky

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The location of Alum Springs

Welcome to Alum Springs ...

Alum Springs is located in Boyle County.

The location of Alum Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Alum Springs: Alum Spgs. (or less commonly used: Alum Spngs. or Alum Sprngs.)

Alum Springs is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel south from Alum Springs, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Alum Springs is within the boundaries of the (859) area code.

Communities near Alum Springs ...

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 driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Bradfordsville   [Map]   298   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Burgin   [Map]   967   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Danville   [Map]   16,735   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Harrodsburg   [Map]   8,394   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hustonville   [Map]   367   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lancaster   [Map]   3,860   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alum Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Alum Springs - they are located in Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

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 Alum Springs. 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 Alum Springs. 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 Alum Springs.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alum Springs:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alum Springs ...

Looking for more information about Alum Springs? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alum Springs - 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 from Point A (ie- Alum Springs) 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 Alum Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alum Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5967, Longitude: -84.8405     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alum Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Alum Springs.

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