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Welcome to Alleghany ...
The location of Alleghany has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Alleghany is 2,060 feet [628 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alleghany lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Alleghany: (540)
Communities Also Named Alleghany ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Alleghany - they are located in California, Kentucky and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alleghany.
Communities near Alleghany ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alleghany.
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 Alleghany. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alleghany.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alleghany. 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 Alleghany.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alleghany. See our Newspapers Page for Alleghany.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alleghany ...
Looking for more information about Alleghany? 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 Alleghany, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alleghany.
Adding Alleghany to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alleghany 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 Alleghany was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alleghany on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alleghany. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Alleghany County: www.co.alleghany.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022