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Alvarado, California

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Welcome to Alvarado ...

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

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

Alvarado would have been located within present day Alameda County.

We aren't confident of the location of Alvarado, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

Alvarado was established in 1851.

Alvarado was originally named New Haven.

Time Zone: The area where Alvarado was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Alvarado ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alvarado and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Fremont   [Map]   234,962   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Hayward   [Map]   160,500   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Livermore   [Map]   90,295   E   18 miles [29 km]
Oakland   [Map]   425,195   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pleasanton   [Map]   83,007   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Redwood City   [Map]   86,685   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alvarado ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alvarado - they are located in Indiana, Minnesota, New Mexico, Texas and Virginia.

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

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 Alvarado. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alvarado. 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 Alvarado.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Alameda County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Alameda County:

The official website for State of California:

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 Alvarado, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvarado. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5965, Longitude: -122.0779     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alvarado.

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