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Alunite, Utah

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Welcome to Alunite ...

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

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

Alunite would have been located within present day Piute County.

Alunite was established in 1915.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alunite is 6,550 feet [1,996 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Alunite is 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Alunite was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Alunite still existed, it would have been in the (435) area code.

Communities near Alunite ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alunite and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Angle   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Circleville   [Map]   480   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hoovers   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Joseph   [Map]   355   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Junction   [Map]   167   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kimberly - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alunite ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alunite - it's located in Nevada.

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

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 Alunite. 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 Alunite. 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 Alunite.

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

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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 Alunite, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alunite - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alunite) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alunite. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3805, Longitude: -112.2470     [Map].

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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 Alunite.

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