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Welcome to Alum Bridge ...

Alum Bridge is located in Lewis County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Alum Bridge: Alum Brg. (or less commonly used: Alum Brdg. or Alum Brdge.)

Alum Bridge is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Alum Bridge: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities near Alum Bridge ...

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

  • Weston [Lewis County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
    • Weston [Lewis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Alum Bridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,857 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<6>
  • Salem [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Alum Bridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,522 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
  • Glenville [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
    • Glenville [Gilmer County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Alum Bridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenville<6>
  • West Union [Doddridge County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Union
    • West Union [Doddridge County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Alum Bridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 799 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Union<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Milford [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Milford
      • West Milford [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Alum Bridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Milford
    • Burnsville [Braxton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
      • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Alum Bridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
    • Lost Creek [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Creek
      • Lost Creek [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Alum Bridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
    • Jane Lew [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jane Lew
      • Jane Lew [Lewis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Alum Bridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 386 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jane Lew
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jane Lew<6>
    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Fork
      • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Alum Bridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Fork
    • Pullman [Ritchie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pullman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pullman
      • Pullman [Ritchie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Alum Bridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pullman

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 Alum Bridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alum Bridge.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alum Bridge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alum Bridge. 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 Lewis, 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 Alum Bridge - 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' (or 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- Alum Bridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum Bridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0393, Longitude: -80.6551       In this case, the coordinates for Alum Bridge 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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