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Welcome to Alum Creek ...

Alum Creek is primarily located in Lincoln County. A portion of Alum Creek extends into Kanawha County.

A typical abbreviation for Alum Creek: Alum Crk. (or less commonly used: Alum Ck. or Alum Cr.)

Alum Creek is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Alum Creek: (304) and (681)<2>

The ZIP code for Alum Creek: 25003<3>

Communities near Alum Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alum Creek and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Charleston   [Map]   47,929   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eleanor   [Map]   1,598   N   18 miles [29 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Madison   [Map]   2,801   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alum Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Alum Creek - they are located in Nevada, Ohio (2) and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alum Creek.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alum Creek. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alum Creek. 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 Alum Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alum Creek:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alum Creek ...

Looking for more information about Alum Creek? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alum Creek, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alum Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Lincoln County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wv.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alum Creek - 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).

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Alum Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alum Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alum Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alum Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alum Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2869, Longitude: -81.8114     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alum Creek.

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