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Alville, Oregon

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Welcome to Alville ...

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

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

Alville would have been located within present day Gilliam County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alville is 2,710 feet [826 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Alville is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Alville was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Alville once stood is in the (541) & (458)<4> area codes.

Communities near Alville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alville and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Condon   [Map]   675   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
De Moss Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fossil   [Map]   447   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Grass Valley   [Map]   164   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Kent   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Kinzua - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]

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

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 Alville. 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 Alville. 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 Alville.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Oregon

About Gilliam County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Oregon:

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 Alville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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

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<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).

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<5>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- Alville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2954, Longitude: -120.3345     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alville.

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