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Welcome to Alvon ...

Alvon is located in Greenbrier County<1>.

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

Alvon is 2,000 feet [610 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Alvon: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities near Alvon ...

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

  • Covington [Covington City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Covington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covington
    • Covington [Covington City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Alvon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,538 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<6>
  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Alvon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
  • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ronceverte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronceverte
    • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Alvon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,670 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
      • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Alvon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<6>
    • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falling Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falling Spring
      • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Alvon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 202 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Spring
    • Anthony [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthony
      • Anthony [Greenbrier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Alvon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anthony
    • Frankford [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankford
      • Frankford [Greenbrier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Alvon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankford
    • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenenville
      • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Alvon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenenville
    • Unus [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unus
      • Unus [Greenbrier County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Alvon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unus

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alvon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alvon. 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 Greenbrier, 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 Alvon - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alvon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9051, Longitude: -80.2142       In this case, the coordinates for Alvon 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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