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Alum Creek, Ohio
(Delaware County)

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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.

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.<2>.

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 ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. 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 driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Columbus   [Map]   860,090   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Delaware   [Map]   38,643   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dublin   [Map]   45,568   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gahanna   [Map]   34,956   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hilliard   [Map]   34,905   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
New Albany   [Map]   10,360   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alum Creek. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Alum Creek no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Alum Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alum Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alum Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2673, Longitude: -82.9445     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alum Creek have been estimated.

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<4>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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alum Creek.