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Alco, North Carolina
Welcome to Alco ...
Although we found mention of Alco during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Alco 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 Alco was located in Montgomery County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Alco to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Alco - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Alco, please Contact Us.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Alco might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Alco would be found within the (910) area code.
Communities Also Named Alco ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Alco - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alco.
Adding Alco to Our Gazetteer ...
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alco was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Alco on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alco on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Montgomery County: www.montgomery-county-nc.gov/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022