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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.
Alum would have been located within present day Esmeralda County.
The location of Alum has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Alum is 5,020 feet [1,530 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude 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
The location where Alum once stood is in the (775) area code.
Communities near Alum ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alum.
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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
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This page was last modified: 07 Mar 2019