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Welcome to Alhambra ...
The location of Alhambra has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Alhambra refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Alhambran<3>
Alhambra is 1,310 feet [399 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Alhambra lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alhambra lies within the (434) area code.
Communities Also Named Alhambra ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Alhambra: This one is located in Amherst County and the other is located in Nelson County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 11 communities that are also named Alhambra - they are located in Alberta, Arizona, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico and Oklahoma.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alhambra.
Communities near Alhambra ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alhambra.
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 Alhambra. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alhambra.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alhambra. 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 Alhambra.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alhambra. See our Newspapers Page for Alhambra.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alhambra ...
Looking for more information about Alhambra? 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 Alhambra, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alhambra.
Adding Alhambra to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alhambra in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alhambra was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alhambra on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alhambra. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Amherst County: www.countyofamherst.com/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022