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Do you know of Alhambra ???
When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer - that's the case with Alhambra.
This entry has been created as a placeholder - we hope to develop more information in the future.
This entry could be in error. It might be that our source had a mis-print, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. We hope to learn more about Alhambra in the future.
We found mention of Alhambra as a post office, but can't determine its location - other than being located somewhere in Nelson County, Virginia.
It's common that the post office is named the same as the community in which it's located (although that's not always case). In this case, we can't match this post office to any of the existing communities in our gazetteer.
While we don't have a date for the founding of Alhambra, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
Communities Also Named Alhambra ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Virginia communities named Alhambra: This one is located in Nelson County and the other is located in Amherst 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.
Adding Alhambra to Our Gazetteer ...
The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Alhambra was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Alhambra ...
We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Alhambra:
Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Alhambra - Services available: no Railroad mentioned
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Oct 2023