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Alda, Nebraska

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Welcome to Alda ...

The village of Alda is located in Hall County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Alda has a population of 655 people<1> (see below for details).

Alda is 1,910 feet [582 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Alda lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alda is located in the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alda had a population of 642 people. This makes Alda the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Alda represents 0.04% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 165th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 642 people, the population of Alda decreased 1.53% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 652 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Alda had an population of 655 people. This is an increase of 2.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.46% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alda.

Communities near Alda ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Cairo   [Map]   807   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dannebrog   [Map]   302   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Doniphan   [Map]   847   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Giltner   [Map]   344   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grand Island   [Map]   51,440   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hastings   [Map]   24,924   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alda ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Alda - they are located in Illinois and Kansas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alda. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alda. 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 Alda.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alda ...

Looking for more information about Alda? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alda, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alda.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alda. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Hall County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hall County: www.hcgi.org/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alda.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alda - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Alda. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alda) 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 Alda. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alda

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alda. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8697, Longitude: -98.4695     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alda.



 
 
 

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