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Welcome to Alva ...

Alva is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

Alva is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alva lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Alva: (662)

Communities Also Named Alva ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Alva: This one is located in Montgomery County and the other is located in Webster County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 11 communities that are also named Alva - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, Ontario, Quebec, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Alva ...

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

  • Grenada [Grenada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grenada
    • Grenada [Grenada County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Alva
    • Estimated population for 2018: 12,466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grenada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grenada
  • Winona [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winona
    • Winona [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Alva
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,146 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winona
  • Eupora [Webster County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eupora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eupora
    • Eupora [Webster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alva
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,038 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eupora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eupora
  • Calhoun City [Calhoun County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun City
    • Calhoun City [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Alva
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,689 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Duck Hill [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duck Hill
      • Duck Hill [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Alva
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,558 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duck Hill
    • Derma [Calhoun County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derma
      • Derma [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Alva
      • Estimated population for 2018: 979 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derma
    • Kilmichael [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilmichael have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilmichael
      • Kilmichael [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Alva
      • Estimated population for 2018: 569 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilmichael
    • Big Creek [Calhoun County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Creek
      • Big Creek [Calhoun County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Alva
      • Estimated population for 2018: 147 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Creek
    • Walthall [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walthall
      • Walthall [Webster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Alva
      • Estimated population for 2018: 138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walthall
    • Slate Spring [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slate Spring
      • Slate Spring [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Alva
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slate Spring

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alva ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Montgomery County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Montgomery, 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 Alva - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alva) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alva. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6379, Longitude: -89.5073       In this case, the coordinates for Alva have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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