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Alvin, South Carolina
Welcome to Alvin ...
The location of Alvin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Alvin is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alvin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alvin is within the boundaries of the (843) area code.
Websites for Alvin ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.bcoc.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Alvin, the following might be of interest:
Communities Also Named Alvin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Alvin - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Texas and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alvin.
Communities near Alvin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alvin.
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 Alvin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alvin.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alvin. 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 Alvin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alvin. See our Newspapers Page for Alvin.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alvin ...
Looking for more information about Alvin? 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 Alvin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alvin.
Adding Alvin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alvin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alvin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Alvin on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alvin on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alvin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Berkeley County: www.co.berkeley.sc.us/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022