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Welcome to Alum ...

Alum is located in Wilson County<1>.

Alum is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Alum: (830)

Communities Also Named Alum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Alum - they are located in Arkansas and Nevada.

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

Communities near Alum ...

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

  • Seguin [Guadalupe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seguin
    • Seguin [Guadalupe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Alum
    • Estimated population for 2018: 29,700 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seguin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seguin
  • Floresville [Wilson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Floresville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Floresville
    • Floresville [Wilson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Alum
    • Estimated population for 2018: 7,786 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Floresville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Floresville
  • Saint Hedwig [Bexar County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Hedwig have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Hedwig
    • Saint Hedwig [Bexar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Alum
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,491 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Hedwig
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Hedwig
  • Nixon [Gonzales County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nixon
    • Nixon [Gonzales County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Alum
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,471 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nixon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nixon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Poth [Wilson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poth have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poth
      • Poth [Wilson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Alum
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poth
    • Stockdale [Wilson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockdale
      • Stockdale [Wilson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Alum
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockdale
    • La Vernia [Wilson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Vernia
      • La Vernia [Wilson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Alum
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,415 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Vernia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Vernia
    • New Berlin [Guadalupe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Berlin
      • New Berlin [Guadalupe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Alum
      • Estimated population for 2018: 618 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Berlin
    • Smiley [Gonzales County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smiley
      • Smiley [Gonzales County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Alum
      • Estimated population for 2018: 566 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smiley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smiley
    • Nockenut [Wilson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nockenut have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nockenut
      • Nockenut [Wilson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Alum
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nockenut

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alum ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alum. 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 Wilson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alum - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alum) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alum. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alum

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.2952, Longitude: -97.9648    
<4>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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