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Welcome to Alpheus ...

Alpheus is located in McDowell County<1>.

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

Alpheus is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities near Alpheus ...

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

  • Bluefield [Mercer County]
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    • Bluefield [Mercer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Alpheus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,505 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<6>
  • Bluefield [Tazewell County]
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    • Bluefield [Tazewell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Alpheus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,814 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<6>
  • Tazewell [Tazewell County]
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    • Tazewell [Tazewell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Alpheus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,113 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tazewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tazewell<6>
  • Welch [McDowell County]
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    • Welch [McDowell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Alpheus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,575 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mullens [Wyoming County]
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      • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Alpheus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<6>
    • War [McDowell County]
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      • War [McDowell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Alpheus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 659 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for War have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pineville [Wyoming County]
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      • Pineville [Wyoming County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Alpheus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 567 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<6>
    • Pocahontas [Tazewell County]
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      • Pocahontas [Tazewell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Alpheus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 348 people
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    • Bramwell [Mercer County]
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      • Bramwell [Mercer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Alpheus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 334 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bramwell<6>
    • Davy [McDowell County]
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      • Davy [McDowell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Alpheus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Alpheus. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alpheus.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpheus ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About McDowell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alpheus. 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 McDowell, 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 Alpheus - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alpheus) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpheus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3682, Longitude: -81.5609       In this case, the coordinates for Alpheus 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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