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Welcome to Alfonso ...

Alfonso is located in Lancaster County<1>.

Alfonso is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Alfonso lies within the (804) area code.

Adding Alfonso to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Alfonso in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Alfonso elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alfonso on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Alfonso ...

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

  • Warsaw [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warsaw
    • Warsaw [Richmond County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Alfonso
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,486 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<4>
  • Kilmarnock [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilmarnock
    • Kilmarnock [Lancaster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Alfonso
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,394 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilmarnock have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilmarnock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilmarnock<4>
  • Urbanna [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Urbanna
    • Urbanna [Middlesex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Alfonso
    • Estimated population in 2019: 458 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Urbanna have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Urbanna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Urbanna<4>
  • Irvington [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvington
    • Irvington [Lancaster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Alfonso
    • Estimated population in 2019: 398 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvington<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • White Stone [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Stone
      • White Stone [Lancaster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Alfonso
      • Estimated population in 2019: 331 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Stone have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Stone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Stone<4>
    • Griffins Landing [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffins Landing
      • Griffins Landing [Lancaster County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Alfonso
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffins Landing
    • Richtown [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richtown
      • Richtown [Lancaster County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Alfonso
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richtown
    • Lankford Corner [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lankford Corner
      • Lankford Corner [Lancaster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Alfonso
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lankford Corner
    • Heathsville [Northumberland County]
    • Ottoman [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ottoman
      • Ottoman [Lancaster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Alfonso
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ottoman

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alfonso ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lancaster County: www.lancova.com/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Lancaster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alfonso - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alfonso) 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 Alfonso. 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 Alfonso

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alfonso. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8091, Longitude: -76.5082    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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