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Welcome to Alum ...
So far, we have found very little information about Alum. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Alum to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alum, please Contact Us.
The location of Alum has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Alum is 5,020 feet [1,530 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Alum is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Alum was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
If Alum still existed, it would have been in the (775) area code.
Communities Also Named Alum ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Alum - they are located in Arkansas and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alum.
Communities near Alum ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alum.
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 Alum. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alum.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alum. 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 Alum.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alum. See our Newspapers Page for Alum.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 11 Jul 2020