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Alum Bank is located in Bedford County.

The location of Alum Bank has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Alum Bank is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Alum Bank is located in the (814) area code.

Communities near Alum Bank ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Bedford   [Map]   2,724   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cresson   [Map]   1,592   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Geistown   [Map]   2,303   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Johnstown   [Map]   19,643   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Martinsburg   [Map]   1,883   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Portage   [Map]   2,445   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alum Bank. 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 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 ...

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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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alum Bank.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Alum Bank) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum Bank. The point we use 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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<4>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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