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Welcome to Alert ...

Alert is located in Franklin County<1>.

Alert is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Alert: (919) & (984)<3>

Adding Alert to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alert in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alert was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alert on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Alert ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Alert - they are located in Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma and Ontario.

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

Communities near Alert ...

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

  • Henderson [Vance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
    • Henderson [Vance County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Alert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,109 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<5>
  • Louisburg [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisburg
    • Louisburg [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Alert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,694 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisburg<5>
  • Franklinton [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklinton
    • Franklinton [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Alert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklinton<5>
  • Norlina [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norlina
    • Norlina [Warren County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Alert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norlina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norlina<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Warrenton [Warren County]
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      • Warrenton [Warren County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Alert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 821 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrenton<5>
    • Bunn [Franklin County]
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      • Bunn [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Alert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 401 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunn<5>
    • Castalia [Nash County]
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      • Castalia [Nash County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Alert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 273 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castalia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castalia
    • Kittrell [Vance County]
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      • Kittrell [Vance County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Alert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kittrell have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kittrell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kittrell<5>
    • Middleburg [Vance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middleburg
      • Middleburg [Vance County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Alert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 138 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleburg<5>
    • Macon [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macon
      • Macon [Warren County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macon<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alert ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Franklin County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.co.franklin.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alert - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alert) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alert. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlertOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alert. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2310, Longitude: -78.2222    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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