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Welcome to Alice ...

Alice is located in Gilmer County<1>.

Alice is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Alice: (304) & (681)<3>

Adding Alice 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.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Alice elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Alice on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Alice ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Alice - they are located in Alabama, Colorado (2), Georgia (2), Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Alice ...

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

  • Weston [Lewis County]
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    • Weston [Lewis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Alice
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,857 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<6>
  • Harrisville [Ritchie County]
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    • Harrisville [Ritchie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Alice
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,674 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisville<6>
  • Glenville [Gilmer County]
  • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
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    • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Alice
    • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<6>
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    • Burnsville [Braxton County]
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      • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Alice
      • Estimated population in 2019: 477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
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      • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Alice
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Fork
    • Pullman [Ritchie County]
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      • Pullman [Ritchie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Alice
      • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pullman have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pullman
    • Auburn [Ritchie County]
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      • Auburn [Ritchie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Alice
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Newberne [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newberne
      • Newberne [Gilmer County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Alice
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newberne
    • Truebada [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Truebada
      • Truebada [Gilmer County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Alice
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Truebada

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alice ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Gilmer County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Gilmer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alice - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<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- Alice) 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 Alice. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alice

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alice. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9973, Longitude: -80.8160    
<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.
<6>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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