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Welcome to Alder ...
So far, we have found very little information about Alder. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Alder to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alder, please Contact Us.
Alder would have been located within present day Saguache County.
The location of Alder has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From Place Names in Colorado,<3> the origin of Alder is described as "Named after Alder Creek."
While the community is gone, the present day location for Alder is 8,540 feet [2,603 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Alder is about 1½ mile [or ~2½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Alder was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The location where Alder once stood is in the (719) area code.
Communities near Alder ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alder.
Communities Also Named Alder ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Alder - they are located in Michigan (2), Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Ontario, Oregon (2), Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alder.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alder:
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Saguache County: www.slv.org/saguachecounty/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019