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Alderson, Alberta

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Welcome to Alderson ...

So far, we have found very little information about Alderson. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Alderson to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alderson, please Contact Us.

The community of Alderson was named Carlstadt before it was changed to Alderson and going back to its beginning, it was originally named Langevin.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alderson is 2,490 feet [759 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Alderson is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Alderson was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR).

The location where Alderson once stood is in the (403) and (587)<3> area codes.

Communities near Alderson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alderson and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2006<5>
Bow Island   [Map]   1,790   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Brooks   [Map]   12,579   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Burdett   [Map]   ---   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hays   [Map]   ---   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Iddesleigh   [Map]   ---   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ralston   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Alderson.

Communities Also Named Alderson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alderson - they are located in Illinois, Michigan, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

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 Alderson. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Alderson, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alderson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.2799, Longitude: -111.3440     [Map].

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<5>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Alderson were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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