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Welcome to Alkol ...

Alkol is located in Lincoln County<1>.

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

Alkol is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Alkol: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities near Alkol ...

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

  • South Charleston [Kanawha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Charleston
    • South Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Alkol
    • Estimated population in 2018: 12,240 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Charleston<6>
  • Saint Albans [Kanawha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Albans
    • Saint Albans [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Alkol
    • Estimated population in 2018: 10,069 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Albans
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Albans<6>
  • Dunbar [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunbar
    • Dunbar [Kanawha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Alkol
    • Estimated population in 2018: 7,205 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunbar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunbar<6>
  • Hurricane [Putnam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurricane
    • Hurricane [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Alkol
    • Estimated population in 2018: 6,506 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurricane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurricane<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nitro [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nitro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nitro
      • Nitro [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Alkol
      • Estimated population in 2018: 6,462 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nitro<6>
    • Madison [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
      • Madison [Boone County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Alkol
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,758 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
    • Chapmanville [Logan County]
    • Hamlin [Lincoln County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlin
      • Hamlin [Lincoln County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Alkol
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,058 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamlin<6>
    • West Hamlin [Lincoln County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hamlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hamlin
      • West Hamlin [Lincoln County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Alkol
      • Estimated population in 2018: 728 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hamlin
    • Danville [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
      • Danville [Boone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Alkol
      • Estimated population in 2018: 619 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alkol ...

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

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About Lincoln County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wv.us/

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 Lincoln, 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 Alkol - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alkol) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alkol. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1629, Longitude: -81.9249       In this case, the coordinates for Alkol 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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