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Welcome to Alpha ...

Alpha is located in Buckingham County.

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

Alpha is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Alpha: (434)

Communities Also Named Alpha ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Alpha - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington (2), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Alpha ...

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

  • Farmville [Prince Edward County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmville
    • Farmville [Prince Edward County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Alpha
    • Estimated population for 2018: 7,872 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmville
  • Scottsville [Albemarle County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
    • Scottsville [Albemarle County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Alpha
    • Estimated population for 2018: 615 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville
  • Dillwyn [Buckingham County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dillwyn
    • Dillwyn [Buckingham County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Alpha
    • Estimated population for 2018: 440 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillwyn
  • Columbia [Fluvanna County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia [Fluvanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Alpha
    • Estimated population for 2016: 80 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Trents Mill [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trents Mill
      • Trents Mill [Cumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Alpha
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trents Mill
    • Alcoma [Buckingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alcoma
      • Alcoma [Buckingham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Alpha
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alcoma
    • Axtell [Buckingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Axtell
      • Axtell [Buckingham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Alpha
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Axtell
    • Weber City [Fluvanna County]
    • Cotton Town [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotton Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Town
      • Cotton Town [Cumberland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Alpha
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton Town
    • Lakeside Village [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeside Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeside Village
      • Lakeside Village [Cumberland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Alpha
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeside Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpha ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Alpha - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alpha) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpha. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5829, Longitude: -78.4172       In this case, the coordinates for Alpha have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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