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Welcome to Alkires Mills ...

Alkires Mills is located in Lewis County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Alkires Mills: Alkires Mls. (or less commonly used: Alkires Mlls.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Alkires Mills for more information about variations on the name of Alkires Mills.

Alkires Mills is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Alkires Mills: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities near Alkires Mills ...

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

  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
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    • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Alkires Mills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,394 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhannon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<6>
  • Weston [Lewis County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
    • Weston [Lewis County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Alkires Mills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,857 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<6>
  • West Milford [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Milford
    • West Milford [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Alkires Mills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
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  • Burnsville [Braxton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
    • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Alkires Mills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 477 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lost Creek [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Creek
      • Lost Creek [Harrison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Alkires Mills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
    • Jane Lew [Lewis County]
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      • Jane Lew [Lewis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Alkires Mills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 386 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jane Lew
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jane Lew<6>
    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Fork
      • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Alkires Mills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
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    • Smith Village [Lewis County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Village
      • Smith Village [Lewis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Alkires Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Village
    • Camden [Lewis County]
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      • Camden [Lewis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Alkires Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
    • Frenchton [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchton
      • Frenchton [Upshur County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Alkires Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alkires Mills ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Lewis County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alkires Mills. 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 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 Alkires Mills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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- Alkires Mills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alkires Mills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9784, Longitude: -80.4515       In this case, the coordinates for Alkires Mills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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