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Welcome to Alvah ...
Although we found mention of Alvah during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Alvah 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 Alvah was located in Henry County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Alvah to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Alvah - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Alvah, please Contact Us.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Alvah might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Alvah would be found within the (276) area code.
Adding Alvah to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alvah was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alvah on our Genealogy Page.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022