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Alpha, Oregon

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Welcome to Alpha ...

Alpha is located in Lane County<1>.

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

Alpha is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alpha lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Alpha: (541) & (458)<4>

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, Ohio, Oklahoma, 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.

  • Veneta [Lane County]
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    • Veneta [Lane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Alpha
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,076 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Veneta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Veneta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Veneta<6>
  • Deadwood [Lane County]
  • Blachly [Lane County]
  • Swisshome [Lane County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...

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.

Adding Alpha to Our Gazetteer ...

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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alpha was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Lane, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Alpha - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 44.1643, Longitude: -123.7007       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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