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Welcome to Alliance ...

Alliance is located in Harrison County<1>.

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

Alliance is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Alliance ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Alliance - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Indiana (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Alliance ...

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

  • Fairmont [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairmont
    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Alliance
    • Estimated population in 2018: 18,411 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<6>
  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksburg
    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Alliance
    • Estimated population in 2018: 15,480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<6>
  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Alliance
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,681 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<6>
  • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Valley
    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Alliance
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shinnston [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shinnston
      • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Alliance
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,119 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<6>
    • Mannington [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mannington
      • Mannington [Marion County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Alliance
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,031 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mannington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<6>
    • Stonewood [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewood
      • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Alliance
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood
    • Salem [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
      • Salem [Harrison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Alliance
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,561 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
    • Nutter Fort [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutter Fort
      • Nutter Fort [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Alliance
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,531 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nutter Fort
    • Barrackville [Marion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barrackville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barrackville
      • Barrackville [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Alliance
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,291 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrackville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alliance ...

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

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About Harrison County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/

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 Harrison, 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 Alliance - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Alliance) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alliance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4565, Longitude: -80.4809       In this case, the coordinates for Alliance 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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