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Alum Ridge, Virginia
Welcome to Alum Ridge ...
Although we found mention of Alum Ridge during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Alum Ridge was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Alum Ridge was located in Floyd County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Alum Ridge to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Alum Ridge - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Alum Ridge, please Contact Us.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Alum Ridge might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Alum Ridge would be found within the (540) area code.
Adding Alum Ridge to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alum Ridge in the FIPS-55 file. For more information, see the Referenced FIPS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alum Ridge was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alum Ridge on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Floyd County: www.fin.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022