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Welcome to Alva ...
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Alva has a population of 5,024 people<1> (see below for details).
Alva was established in 1893.
The community of Alva is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Alva lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Alva: (580)
The ZIP code for Alva: 73717<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alva had a population of 4,945 people (or 55.7% of the total population of Woods County). This makes Alva the county's most populous community.
The population of Alva represents 0.13% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 76th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,945 people, the population of Alva decreased 6.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,288 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alva had an population of 5,024 people. This is an increase of 1.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.99% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alva.
Communities near Alva ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alva and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alva.
Communities Also Named Alva ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Alva - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Ontario, Quebec, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alva.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alva:
Websites for Alva ...
Official Website: www.alvaok.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alva ...
Looking for more information about Alva? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Alva, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alva.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Alva: www.alvaok.org/
The official website for State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jul 2019