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Welcome to Alderson ...
So far, we 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.
While we don't have a date for the founding of Alderson, 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 1951.
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).
Alderson would have been located in the (403) and (587)<3> area codes.
The community of Alderson was previously named Carlstadt. Going back to its beginning, Alderson was originally named Langevin. For more information about the names of Alderson, see The Names of Alderson on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Alderson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Alderson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alderson.
Adding Alderson to Our Gazetteer ...
The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Alderson was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).
We also found Alderson on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Alberta (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Alderson.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Oct 2023