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Welcome to Alvan ...

Alvan is located in Bedford County<1>.

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

Alvan is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alvan lies within the (814) area code.

Websites for Alvan ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bedfordcountychamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Alvan, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Alvan ...

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

  • Roaring Spring [Blair County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roaring Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roaring Spring
    • Roaring Spring [Blair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Alvan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roaring Spring
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Spring<5>
  • Martinsburg [Blair County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsburg
    • Martinsburg [Blair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Alvan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,836 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsburg<5>
  • Everett [Bedford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Everett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Everett
    • Everett [Bedford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Alvan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,719 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Everett<5>
  • Todd [Huntingdon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Todd
    • Todd [Huntingdon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Alvan
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Todd
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McConnellsburg [Fulton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McConnellsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McConnellsburg
      • McConnellsburg [Fulton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Alvan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,002 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McConnellsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McConnellsburg<5>
    • Saxton [Bedford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saxton
      • Saxton [Bedford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Alvan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 681 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saxton<5>
    • Broad Top City [Huntingdon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broad Top City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broad Top City
      • Broad Top City [Huntingdon County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Alvan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 447 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broad Top City
    • Three Springs [Huntingdon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Springs
      • Three Springs [Huntingdon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Alvan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 433 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Three Springs<5>
    • Orbisonia [Huntingdon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orbisonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orbisonia
      • Orbisonia [Huntingdon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Alvan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 403 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orbisonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orbisonia<5>
    • Rockhill [Huntingdon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockhill
      • Rockhill [Huntingdon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Alvan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 362 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockhill

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alvan. 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 Alvan.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alvan. See our Newspapers Page for Alvan.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alvan ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bedford County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alvan. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Bedford, 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 Alvan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alvan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1462, Longitude: -78.1492       In this case, the coordinates for Alvan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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