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Welcome to Alpena ...
The town of Alpena is located in the Arkansas Ozarks.
The location of Alpena has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Alpena, you might consider that their post office opened in 1950.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alpena has a population of 397 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Alpena is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Alpena lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alpena lies within the (870) area code.
The ZIP code for Alpena: 72611<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alpena had an population of 397 people. This is an increase of 1.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.01% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alpena had a population of 392 people. This makes Alpena the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Alpena represents 0.01% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 309th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 392 people, the population of Alpena increased 5.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 371 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alpena.
Communities Also Named Alpena ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alpena - they are located in Kentucky, Michigan, Nova Scotia, South Dakota and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alpena.
Communities near Alpena ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alpena.
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 Alpena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alpena.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alpena. 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 Alpena.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alpena. See our Newspapers Page for Alpena.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpena ...
Looking for more information about Alpena? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Alpena, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alpena.
Adding Alpena to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alpena in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alpena was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
For more details, see References and Mentions for Alpena.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023