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Welcome to Alligator ...

Alligator is located in Tyrrell County<1>.

Alligator is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Alligator: (252)

Adding Alligator to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alligator 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 Alligator was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Communities Also Named Alligator ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Alligator - they are located in Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi.

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

Communities near Alligator ...

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

  • Columbia [Tyrrell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia [Tyrrell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Alligator
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<5>
  • Creswell [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creswell
    • Creswell [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Alligator
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 232 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creswell have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creswell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Creswell<5>
  • New Lands [Tyrrell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Lands
    • New Lands [Tyrrell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Alligator
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Lands
  • Buffalo City [Dare County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo City
    • Buffalo City [Dare County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Alligator
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Manns Harbor [Dare County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manns Harbor
      • Manns Harbor [Dare County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Alligator
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manns Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manns Harbor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manns Harbor<5>
    • Pea Ridge [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pea Ridge
      • Pea Ridge [Washington County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the west of Alligator
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pea Ridge
    • Snug Harbor [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snug Harbor
      • Snug Harbor [Perquimans County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Alligator
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snug Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snug Harbor
    • Harbinger [Currituck County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbinger
      • Harbinger [Currituck County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Alligator
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbinger have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbinger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harbinger<5>
    • Point Harbor [Currituck County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Harbor
      • Point Harbor [Currituck County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Alligator
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Harbor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Harbor<5>
    • Fort Raleigh City [Dare County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Raleigh City
      • Fort Raleigh City [Dare County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the east of Alligator
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Raleigh City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Raleigh City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alligator ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tyrrell County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Tyrrell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alligator - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alligator) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alligator. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlligatorOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alligator. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9101, Longitude: -76.1108    
<4>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.
<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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