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Welcome to Alva ...
Although we found mention of Alva during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Alva was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Alva was located in Webster County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Alva to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Alva - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Alva, please Contact Us.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Alva might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Alva would be found within the (662) area code.
Communities Also Named Alva ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Alva: This one is located in Webster County and the other is located in Montgomery 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.
Adding Alva to Our Gazetteer ...
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alva was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Alva on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alva on our Genealogy Page.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022