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Welcome to Alpena ...

Alpena is located in Randolph County<1>.

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 altitude 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.

  • Elkins [Randolph County]
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    • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Alpena
    • Estimated population in 2018: 7,026 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<6>
  • Belington [Barbour County]
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    • Belington [Barbour County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Alpena
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,866 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<6>
  • Parsons [Tucker County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parsons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parsons
    • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Alpena
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,412 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<6>
  • Beverly [Randolph County]
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    • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Alpena
    • Estimated population in 2018: 674 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Davis [Tucker County]
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      • Davis [Tucker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Alpena
      • Estimated population in 2018: 643 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<6>
    • Thomas [Tucker County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomas
      • Thomas [Tucker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Alpena
      • Estimated population in 2018: 557 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomas<6>
    • Junior [Barbour County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junior
      • Junior [Barbour County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Alpena
      • Estimated population in 2018: 489 people
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    • Hendricks [Tucker County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendricks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendricks
      • Hendricks [Tucker County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Alpena
      • Estimated population in 2018: 260 people
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    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
      • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Alpena
      • Estimated population in 2018: 242 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
    • Hambleton [Tucker County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hambleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hambleton
      • Hambleton [Tucker County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Alpena
      • Estimated population in 2018: 216 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hambleton

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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alpena. 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 Randolph, 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 Alpena - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alpena) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9098, Longitude: -79.6512       In this case, the coordinates for Alpena 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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