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Alpena, West Virginia
Welcome to Alpena ...
The location of Alpena has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Alpena is 2,710 feet [826 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Alpena is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Alpena lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Alpena: (304) & (681)<4>
Communities Also Named Alpena ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alpena - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Nova Scotia and South Dakota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alpena.
Communities near Alpena ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alpena.
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 Alpena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alpena.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alpena. 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 Alpena.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alpena. See our Newspapers Page for Alpena.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpena ...
Looking for more information about Alpena? 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 Alpena, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alpena.
Adding Alpena to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alpena 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 Alpena was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Alpena on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alpena on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022