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The location of Alpena

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Welcome to Alpena ...

Alpena is located in Randolph County.

Alpena is 2,710 feet [826 m] above sea level.<1> 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)<2>

Communities near Alpena ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alpena and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Belington   [Map]   1,910   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beverly   [Map]   679   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Davis   [Map]   655   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,187   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hambleton   [Map]   225   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hendricks   [Map]   265   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alpena.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alpena. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alpena.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Alpena? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Alpena.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alpena. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alpena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Alpena.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Alpena. 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9098, Longitude: -79.6512     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alpena have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alpena.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alpena.