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Census Data for Alston ...

As far as we can tell, Alston has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Alston, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Belington [Barbour County]
  • Junior [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junior
    • Junior [Barbour County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Alston
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junior
  • Montrose [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
    • Montrose [Randolph County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Alston
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
  • Elkins [Randolph County]
  • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Alston
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
  • Philippi [Barbour County]
  • Beverly [Randolph County]
  • Parsons [Tucker County]
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    • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
    • Hambleton [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hambleton
      • Hambleton [Tucker County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Alston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hambleton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hendricks [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendricks
      • Hendricks [Tucker County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Alston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendricks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendricks
    • Flemington [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flemington
      • Flemington [Taylor County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Alston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flemington
    • Mill Creek [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Creek
      • Mill Creek [Randolph County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Alston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
    • Huttonsville [Randolph County]
    • Grafton [Taylor County]

Barbour County ...

Alston is located in Barbour County<4>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Barbour County.

Miscellaneous Information for Alston ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Barbour County or the community of Alston:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Alston:
    • GNIS ID for Alston: 1696989
    • GNIS ID for Barbour County: 1696996
    • GNIS ID for State of West Virginia: 1779805
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Alston is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Alston.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Barbour County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alston) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0262, Longitude: -79.9409       In this case, the coordinates for Alston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Barbour, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.




 

 

 

 

 


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