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Welcome to Alum Creek ...

Alum Creek is located in Bastrop County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Alum Creek: Alum Crk. (or less commonly used: Alum Ck. or Alum Cr.)

Alum Creek is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alum Creek lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Alum Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Alum Creek - they are located in Nevada, Ohio (2) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alum Creek.

Communities near Alum Creek ...

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

  • Bastrop [Bastrop County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bastrop have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bastrop
    • Bastrop [Bastrop County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Alum Creek
    • Estimated population for 2018: 9,420 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bastrop
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bastrop
  • Giddings [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Giddings
    • Giddings [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Alum Creek
    • Estimated population for 2018: 5,095 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Giddings
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Giddings
  • Smithville [Bastrop County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithville
    • Smithville [Bastrop County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Alum Creek
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithville
  • Upton [Bastrop County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upton
    • Upton [Bastrop County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Alum Creek
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Togo [Bastrop County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Togo
      • Togo [Bastrop County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Alum Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Togo
    • Phelan [Bastrop County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phelan
      • Phelan [Bastrop County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Alum Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phelan
    • Camp Swift [Bastrop County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Swift
      • Camp Swift [Bastrop County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Alum Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Swift
    • Kirtley [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirtley
      • Kirtley [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alum Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirtley
    • Rosanky [Bastrop County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosanky have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosanky
      • Rosanky [Bastrop County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Alum Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosanky
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosanky
    • Kovar [Bastrop County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kovar
      • Kovar [Bastrop County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Alum Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kovar

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alum Creek ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bastrop County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Bastrop, 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 Alum Creek - 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- Alum Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0677, Longitude: -97.2175       In this case, the coordinates for Alum Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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