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Welcome to Alpha ...
So far, we have found very little information about Alpha. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Alpha to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alpha, please Contact Us.
We aren't confident of the location of Alpha, so consider the above location as an estimate.<3>
Alpha was founded in 1874.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Alpha is 5,900 feet [1,798 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Alpha is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Alpha was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alpha would have been located in the (775) area code.
Communities Also Named Alpha ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Alpha - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alpha.
Communities near Alpha ...
We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Alpha.
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 Alpha. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alpha.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alpha. 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 Alpha.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alpha. See our Newspapers Page for Alpha.
Adding Alpha to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alpha 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 Alpha was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map of Nevada (1883).
We also found Alpha in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alpha on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Eureka County: www.co.eureka.nv.us/
The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022