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Welcome to Alpoca ...

Alpoca is located in Wyoming County<1>.

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

Alpoca is 1,500 feet [457 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Alpoca: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities near Alpoca ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
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    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Alpoca
    • Estimated population in 2018: 16,183 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<6>
  • Welch [McDowell County]
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    • Welch [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Alpoca
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,715 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<6>
  • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabscott
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Alpoca
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,282 people
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  • Sophia [Raleigh County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sophia
    • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Alpoca
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,261 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oceana [Wyoming County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceana
      • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Alpoca
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,223 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceana<6>
    • Gary [McDowell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Gary [McDowell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Alpoca
      • Estimated population in 2018: 815 people
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    • Pineville [Wyoming County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineville
      • Pineville [Wyoming County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Alpoca
      • Estimated population in 2018: 587 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<6>
    • Pocahontas [Tazewell County]
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      • Pocahontas [Tazewell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Alpoca
      • Estimated population in 2018: 359 people
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    • Northfork [McDowell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northfork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northfork
      • Northfork [McDowell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Alpoca
      • Estimated population in 2018: 351 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northfork<6>
    • Davy [McDowell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davy
      • Davy [McDowell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Alpoca
      • Estimated population in 2018: 351 people
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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 Alpoca. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alpoca.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpoca ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Wyoming County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alpoca. 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 Wyoming, 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 Alpoca - 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- Alpoca) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpoca. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5437, Longitude: -81.3890       In this case, the coordinates for Alpoca 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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