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Welcome to Alpha ...

Alpha is located in Greene County<1>.

The location of Alpha has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Alpha: AL-fuh<3>

Alpha is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Alpha lies within the (937) area code.

Adding Alpha to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Alpha elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Alpha on a George F. Cram Map (1901).

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

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), Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, 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 10 communities that are near Alpha.

  • Dayton [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayton
    • Dayton [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Alpha
    • Estimated population in 2019: 140,407 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<6>
  • Springfield [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
    • Springfield [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Alpha
    • Estimated population in 2019: 58,877 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<6>
  • Kettering [Montgomery County]
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    • Kettering [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Alpha
    • Estimated population in 2019: 54,855 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kettering
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kettering<6>
  • Huber Heights [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huber Heights
    • Huber Heights [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Alpha
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,154 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huber Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huber Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huber Heights<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairborn [Greene County]
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      • Fairborn [Greene County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Alpha
      • Estimated population in 2019: 33,876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairborn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairborn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairborn<6>
    • Xenia [Greene County]
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      • Xenia [Greene County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Alpha
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,947 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Xenia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Xenia<6>
    • Riverside [Montgomery County]
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      • Riverside [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Alpha
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverside<6>
    • Trotwood [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trotwood
      • Trotwood [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Alpha
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,403 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trotwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trotwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trotwood<6>
    • Centerville [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
      • Centerville [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Alpha
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,703 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerville<6>
    • Miamisburg [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miamisburg
      • Miamisburg [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Alpha
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,143 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miamisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Miamisburg<6>

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.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpha ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Greene County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Greene County: www.co.greene.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Greene, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Alpha. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alpha - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Alpha) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpha. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7117, Longitude: -84.0233       In this case, the coordinates for Alpha have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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