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Welcome to Alport ...

Although we found mention of Alport during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Alport was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

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


Time Zone: The area where we believe that Alport might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

We believe that Alport would be found within the (705) and (249)<2> area codes.

Communities Also Named Alport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alport - it's located in Ontario.

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

Communities near Alport ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alport.

  • Gravenhurst
  • Walkers Point
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkers Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkers Point
    • Walkers Point lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west of Alport
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkers Point
  • Willow Beach
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Beach
    • Willow Beach lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest of Alport
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Beach
  • Falkenburg Station
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falkenburg Station came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falkenburg Station
    • Falkenburg Station lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north of Alport
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falkenburg Station
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glen Echo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Echo
      • Glen Echo lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest of Alport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Echo
    • Bardsville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bardsville
      • Bardsville lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Alport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bardsville
    • Barlochan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barlochan came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barlochan
      • Barlochan lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Alport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barlochan
    • West Gravenhurst
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Gravenhurst came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Gravenhurst
      • West Gravenhurst lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest of Alport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Gravenhurst
    • Germania
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Germania came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germania
      • Germania lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast of Alport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germania
    • Matthiasville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matthiasville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matthiasville
      • Matthiasville lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east of Alport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matthiasville

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 Alport. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alport.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alport ...

Looking for more information about Alport? 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.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Alport and then turned east". While Alport could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Alport as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Alport could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Area code (249) is an overlay for area code (705).
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Alport) 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 Alport. 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 Alport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0222, Longitude: -79.3536    
<4>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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