Alpena, West Virginia

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Alpena
Unincorporated community
Alpena is located in West Virginia
Alpena
Alpena
Alpena is located in the US
Alpena
Alpena
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°54′35″N 79°39′04″W / 38.90972°N 79.65111°W / 38.90972; -79.65111Coordinates: 38°54′35″N 79°39′04″W / 38.90972°N 79.65111°W / 38.90972; -79.65111
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Randolph
Elevation 2,717 ft (828 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS ID 1553717[1]

Alpena is an unincorporated community in Randolph County, West Virginia.

Alpena as a name is a corruption of Alpine, a large share of the first settlers being natives of Switzerland.[2]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Alpena has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[3]

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