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Alum Bank, Pennsylvania

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Welcome to Alum Bank ...

Alum Bank is located in Bedford County.

Alum Bank is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Alum Bank lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alum Bank lies within the (814) area code.

Communities near Alum Bank ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alum Bank and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Bedford   [Map]   2,721   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cresson   [Map]   1,613   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Geistown   [Map]   2,345   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Johnstown   [Map]   19,712   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   1,894   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Portage   [Map]   2,476   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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 Bank. 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 Bank. 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 Bank.

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

Websites for Alum Bank ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bedfordcountychamber.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alum Bank ...

Looking for more information about Alum Bank? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alum Bank, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alum Bank.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alum Bank. 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.

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Alum Bank. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alum Bank) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum Bank. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1806, Longitude: -78.6136     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alum Bank have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alum Bank.

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

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