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The location of Alum Creek









Welcome to Alum Creek ...

So far, we have found very little information about Alum Creek. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Alum Creek to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alum Creek, please Contact Us.




Alum Creek would have been located within present day Delaware County.

We aren't confident of the location of Alum Creek, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

A typical abbreviation for Alum Creek: Alum Crk. (or less commonly used: Alum Ck. or Alum Cr.)

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alum Creek is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Alum Creek was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Alum Creek once stood is in the (740) area code.

Communities near Alum Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alum Creek and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Columbus   [Map]   879,170   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Delaware   [Map]   39,267   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dublin   [Map]   47,619   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gahanna   [Map]   35,297   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hilliard   [Map]   35,939   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
New Albany   [Map]   10,718   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alum Creek.

Communities Also Named Alum Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Ohio communities named Alum Creek: This one is located in Delaware County and the other is located in Franklin County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 4 communities that are also named Alum Creek - they are located in Nevada, Texas and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alum Creek. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alum Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alum Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alum Creek:

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Ohio

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Delaware County: www.co.delaware.oh.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Alum Creek, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alum Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alum Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alum Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alum Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2673, Longitude: -82.9445     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alum Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alum Creek.

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