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Welcome to Alvira ...

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

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

Alvira would have been located within present day Union County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alvira is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Alvira was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alvira would have been located in the (570) area code.

Communities near Alvira ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Hughesville   [Map]   2,060   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   5,712   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mifflinburg   [Map]   3,516   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Milton   [Map]   6,847   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Montoursville   [Map]   4,444   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Muncy   [Map]   2,426   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

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 Alvira. 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 Alvira. 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 Alvira.

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

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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 Alvira, 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 Alvira - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Alvira) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvira. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1342, Longitude: -76.9552     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alvira have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alvira.

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