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The location of Alvin









Welcome to Alvin ...

Alvin is located in Berkeley County.

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

Alvin is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Alvin: (843)

Communities near Alvin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alvin and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Andrews   [Map]   2,876   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bonneau   [Map]   485   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greeleyville   [Map]   392   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Harris Town   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Jamestown   [Map]   80   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lane   [Map]   462   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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.

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 Alvin. 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 Alvin. 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 Alvin.

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

Websites for Alvin ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bcoc.com/

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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Berkeley County

About South Carolina

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/

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 Alvin - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alvin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3491, Longitude: -79.8162     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alvin 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 Alvin.

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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019