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Welcome to Alliance ...

Alliance is located in Surry County<1>.

The location of Alliance has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Alliance is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Alliance: (757)

Communities Also Named Alliance ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Alliance - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Indiana (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Alliance ...

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

  • Newport News [Newport News City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport News have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport News
    • Newport News [Newport News City] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Alliance
    • Estimated population for 2018: 178,626 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport News
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport News
  • Williamsburg [Williamsburg City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
    • Williamsburg [Williamsburg City] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Alliance
    • Estimated population for 2018: 14,896 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg
  • Smithfield [Isle of Wight County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithfield
    • Smithfield [Isle of Wight County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alliance
    • Estimated population for 2018: 8,441 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield
  • Waverly [Sussex County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
    • Waverly [Sussex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Alliance
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,971 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly
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    • Wakefield [Sussex County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakefield
      • Wakefield [Sussex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Alliance
      • Estimated population for 2018: 830 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield
    • Claremont [Surry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claremont
      • Claremont [Surry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Alliance
      • Estimated population for 2018: 338 people
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    • Ivor [Southampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivor
      • Ivor [Southampton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Alliance
      • Estimated population for 2018: 313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ivor
    • Dendron [Surry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dendron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dendron
      • Dendron [Surry County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Alliance
      • Estimated population for 2018: 248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dendron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dendron
    • Jamestown [James City County]
    • Rushmere [Isle of Wight County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rushmere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rushmere
      • Rushmere [Isle of Wight County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Alliance
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rushmere

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alliance ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Virginia

About Surry County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Surry County: www.co.surry.va.us/

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 Surry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alliance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alliance) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alliance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1382, Longitude: -76.7836       In this case, the coordinates for Alliance have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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