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(Pulaski County)

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Welcome to Alum Springs ...

Alum Springs is located in Pulaski County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Alum Springs: Alum Spgs. (or less commonly used: Alum Spngs. or Alum Sprngs.)

Alum Springs is 1,910 feet [582 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Alum Springs: (540)

Communities Also Named Alum Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Alum Springs: This one is located in Pulaski County and the other is located in Rockbridge County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 3 communities that are also named Alum Springs - they are located in Kentucky and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Alum Springs ...

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

  • Radford [Radford City]
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    • Radford [Radford City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Alum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,249 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Radford<5>
  • Pulaski [Pulaski County]
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    • Pulaski [Pulaski County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Alum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,714 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pulaski have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pulaski
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pulaski<5>
  • Pearisburg [Giles County]
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    • Pearisburg [Giles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Alum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,636 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearisburg<5>
  • Dublin [Pulaski County]
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    • Dublin [Pulaski County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Alum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,584 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dublin<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Narrows [Giles County]
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      • Narrows [Giles County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Alum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,952 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Narrows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Narrows
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Narrows<5>
    • Pembroke [Giles County]
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      • Pembroke [Giles County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Alum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,081 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<5>
    • Rich Creek [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Creek
      • Rich Creek [Giles County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Alum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 741 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Creek<5>
    • Peterstown [Monroe County]
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      • Peterstown [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Alum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 621 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peterstown<5>
    • Oakvale [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakvale
      • Oakvale [Mercer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Alum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 112 people
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    • Glen Lyn [Giles County]
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      • Glen Lyn [Giles County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Alum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 97 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Lyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Lyn

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alum Springs ...

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

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About Pulaski County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pulaski County: www.pulaskicounty.org/

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 Pulaski, 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 Alum Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alum Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1598, Longitude: -80.8045       In this case, the coordinates for Alum Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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