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Welcome to Alvarado ...

Alvarado is located in Washington County<1>.

Alvarado is 1,750 feet [533 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Alvarado is within the (276) area code.

Communities Also Named Alvarado ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alvarado - they are located in California, Indiana, Minnesota, New Mexico and Texas.

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

Communities near Alvarado ...

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

  • Bristol [Sullivan County]
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    • Bristol [Sullivan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Alvarado
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,987 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<4>
  • Bristol [Bristol City]
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    • Bristol [Bristol City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Alvarado
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,762 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<4>
  • Winchester [Johnson County]
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    • Winchester [Johnson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Alvarado
    • Estimated population in 2014: 8,547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Abingdon [Washington County]
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    • Abingdon [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Alvarado
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abingdon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mountain City [Johnson County]
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      • Mountain City [Johnson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Alvarado
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain City<4>
    • Saltville [Smyth County]
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      • Saltville [Smyth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Alvarado
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,901 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltville<4>
    • Hunter Hills [Sullivan County]
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      • Hunter Hills [Sullivan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Alvarado
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,854 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Chilhowie [Smyth County]
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      • Chilhowie [Smyth County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Alvarado
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,702 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilhowie have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chilhowie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chilhowie<4>
    • Glade Spring [Washington County]
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      • Glade Spring [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Alvarado
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glade Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glade Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glade Spring<4>
    • Damascus [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Damascus
      • Damascus [Washington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Alvarado
      • Estimated population in 2019: 775 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Damascus have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Damascus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Damascus<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alvarado ...

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

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About Washington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.washcova.com/

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 Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alvarado - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alvarado) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alvarado. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alvarado

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvarado. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6508, Longitude: -81.8866    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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