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Welcome to Alum Springs ...

Alum Springs is located in Boyle County<1>.

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

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.<3>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Alum Springs: (859)

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.

Communities near Alum Springs ...

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

  • Danville [Boyle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
    • Danville [Boyle County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Alum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2018: 16,804 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<5>
  • Harrodsburg [Mercer County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrodsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrodsburg
    • Harrodsburg [Mercer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Alum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,492 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrodsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrodsburg<5>
  • Lancaster [Garrard County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
    • Lancaster [Garrard County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Alum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,856 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<5>
  • Stanford [Lincoln County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanford
    • Stanford [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Alum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,686 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanford<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Liberty [Casey County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Casey County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Alum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,119 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<5>
    • Burgin [Mercer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burgin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burgin
      • Burgin [Mercer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Alum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2018: 979 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burgin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burgin<5>
    • Perryville [Boyle County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perryville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perryville
      • Perryville [Boyle County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Alum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2018: 753 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perryville<5>
    • Hustonville [Lincoln County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hustonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hustonville
      • Hustonville [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Alum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2018: 370 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hustonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hustonville<5>
    • Bradfordsville [Marion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradfordsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradfordsville
      • Bradfordsville [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Alum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2018: 299 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradfordsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradfordsville<5>
    • Mackville [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mackville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mackville
      • Mackville [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Alum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2018: 226 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mackville

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alum Springs.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alum Springs. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

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 Boyle, 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 Alum Springs - 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- 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Alum Springs 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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