RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Alpha, Washington
(Lewis County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other WA
Communities

















Welcome to Alpha ...

Alpha is located in Lewis County<1>.

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

Alpha is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alpha lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Alpha: (360)

Communities Also Named Alpha ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Alpha: This one is located in Lewis County and the other is located in Spokane County.

Beyond Washington, 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, Virginia, 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.

  • Centralia [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centralia
    • Centralia [Lewis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Alpha
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,995 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centralia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centralia<5>
  • Chehalis [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chehalis
    • Chehalis [Lewis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Alpha
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,825 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chehalis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chehalis<5>
  • Rainier [Thurston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainier
    • Rainier [Thurston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Alpha
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainier<5>
  • Napavine [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napavine
    • Napavine [Lewis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Alpha
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,042 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napavine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napavine<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Winlock [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winlock
      • Winlock [Lewis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Alpha
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winlock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winlock<5>
    • Morton [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morton
      • Morton [Lewis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Alpha
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,217 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morton<5>
    • Mossyrock [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mossyrock
      • Mossyrock [Lewis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Alpha
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mossyrock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mossyrock<5>
    • Toledo [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toledo
      • Toledo [Lewis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Alpha
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 785 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toledo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toledo<5>
    • Bucoda [Thurston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bucoda
      • Bucoda [Thurston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alpha
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bucoda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bucoda<5>
    • Lacamas [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lacamas
      • Lacamas [Lewis County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Alpha
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lacamas

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.

Adding Alpha to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alpha in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alpha was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alpha on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Washington

About Lewis County

About Washington

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 Lewis County: www.co.lewis.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Lewis, 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 Alpha - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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: 46.6115, Longitude: -122.6054       In this case, the coordinates for Alpha 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022