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Welcome to Alvin ...

Alvin is located in Floyd County<1>.

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

Alvin is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Alvin: (606)

Communities Also Named Alvin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Alvin - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Alvin ...

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

  • Pikeville [Pike County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Pikeville
    • Pikeville [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alvin
    • Estimated population in 2018: 6,638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pikeville<5>
  • Paintsville [Johnson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paintsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paintsville
    • Paintsville [Johnson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Alvin
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paintsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paintsville<5>
  • Prestonsburg [Floyd County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Prestonsburg
    • Prestonsburg [Floyd County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alvin
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,583 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prestonsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prestonsburg<5>
  • Coal Run Village [Pike County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Coal Run Village
    • Coal Run Village [Pike County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Alvin
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,508 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coal Run Village
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Inez [Martin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inez have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inez
      • Inez [Martin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Alvin
      • Estimated population in 2018: 636 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inez
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inez<5>
    • Martin [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
      • Martin [Floyd County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Alvin
      • Estimated population in 2018: 560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martin<5>
    • Wayland [Floyd County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Wayland
      • Wayland [Floyd County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Alvin
      • Estimated population in 2018: 382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayland
    • Dana [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dana
      • Dana [Floyd County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Alvin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dana
    • Stanville [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanville
      • Stanville [Floyd County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Alvin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanville<5>
    • Tram [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tram have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tram
      • Tram [Floyd County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Alvin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tram

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alvin ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Kentucky

About Floyd County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alvin. 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 Alvin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Alvin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6368, Longitude: -82.6949       In this case, the coordinates for Alvin 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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