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Welcome to Algoma ...

Algoma is located in Franklin County.

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

Algoma is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Algoma lies within the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Algoma ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Algoma - they are located in California, Idaho (2), Mississippi, Ontario, Oregon, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Algoma ...

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

  • Roanoke [Roanoke City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roanoke have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke
    • Roanoke [Roanoke City] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Algoma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke
  • Salem [Salem City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem [Salem City] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north of Algoma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem
  • Christiansburg [Montgomery County]
  • Vinton [Roanoke County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
    • Vinton [Roanoke County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Algoma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rocky Mount [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Mount have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Mount
      • Rocky Mount [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Algoma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount
    • Floyd [Floyd County]
    • Boones Mill [Franklin County]
    • Bent Mountain [Roanoke County]
    • Simpsons [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simpsons
      • Simpsons [Floyd County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Algoma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpsons
    • Terrys Fork [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrys Fork
      • Terrys Fork [Floyd County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Algoma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrys Fork

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Algoma ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Franklin County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincountyva.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Algoma - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Algoma) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algoma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0560, Longitude: -80.0873       In this case, the coordinates for Algoma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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