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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.

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 ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alvarado and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Fremont   [Map]   233,136   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Hayward   [Map]   158,937   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Livermore   [Map]   89,115   E   18 miles [29 km]
Oakland   [Map]   420,005   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pleasanton   [Map]   82,270   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Redwood City   [Map]   84,950   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alvarado. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Alvarado no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Alameda County: www.acgov.org/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/

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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Alvarado. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for our own planning, 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5965, Longitude: -122.0779     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alvarado have been estimated.

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<3>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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alvarado.