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Welcome to Alberton ...

Alberton is located in Coffee County<1>.

Alberton is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Alberton is within the (334) area code.

Adding Alberton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alberton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alberton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Alberton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alberton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Alberton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Alberton - they are located in Montana, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Alberton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alberton.

  • Enterprise [Coffee County]
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    • Enterprise [Coffee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Alberton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,376 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<5>
  • Opp [Covington County]
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    • Opp [Covington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Alberton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,390 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opp
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opp<5>
  • Elba [Coffee County]
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    • Elba [Coffee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Alberton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,811 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elba
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elba<5>
  • Samson [Geneva County]
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    • Samson [Geneva County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Alberton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,854 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Samson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Samson<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Brockton [Coffee County]
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      • New Brockton [Coffee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Alberton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Brockton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Brockton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Brockton<5>
    • Babbie [Covington County]
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      • Babbie [Covington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Alberton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 596 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babbie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babbie
    • Kinston [Coffee County]
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      • Kinston [Coffee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Alberton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinston have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kinston<5>
    • Sanford [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanford
      • Sanford [Covington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Alberton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanford
    • Horn Hill [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horn Hill
      • Horn Hill [Covington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Alberton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horn Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horn Hill
    • Coffee Springs [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffee Springs
      • Coffee Springs [Geneva County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Alberton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coffee Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffee Springs

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alberton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alberton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alberton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alberton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alberton. See our Newspapers Page for Alberton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alberton ...

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alberton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alberton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Coffee County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Coffee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alberton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alberton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alberton. 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 AlbertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alberton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2781, Longitude: -86.1259    
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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