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Do you know of Alvy ???

When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer - that's the case with Alvy.

This entry has been created as a placeholder - we hope to develop more information in the future.

This entry could be in error. It might be that our source had a mis-print, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. We hope to learn more about Alvy in the future.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Alvy, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1911.

Adding Alvy to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alvy in the FIPS-55 file.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alvy was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Alvy ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Alvy:

Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

The FIPS database contains an entry for Alvy.

Referenced FIPS Records ...

FIPS Code: 54/01468   (Place Name: Alvy)

County: Tyler     (FIPS State/County: 54/095)

Class: U8

Identifies a populated place (in this case, Alvy) located wholly or substantially outside the boundaries of an incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) but whose name has not been verified as authoritative by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).


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