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Welcome to Alford ...

The town of Alford is located in Jackson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Alford has a population of 467 people<1> (see below for details).

Alford is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Alford (for example, toward Chattahoochee), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Alford lies within the (850) area code.

The ZIP code for Alford: 32420<3>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alford had an population of 467 people. This is a decrease of 4.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alford had a population of 489 people. This makes Alford the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 489 people, the population of Alford increased 4.94% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 466 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alford.

Communities Also Named Alford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Florida communities named Alford: This one is located in Jackson County and the other is located in Hillsborough County.

Beyond Florida, there are 8 communities that are also named Alford - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Alford ...

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

  • Marianna [Jackson County]
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    • Marianna [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alford
    • Estimated population for 2018: 7,091 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marianna
  • Chipley [Washington County]
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    • Chipley [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Alford
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,570 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chipley
  • Bonifay [Holmes County]
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    • Bonifay [Holmes County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Alford
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,692 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonifay
  • Graceville [Jackson County]
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    • Graceville [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Alford
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,200 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graceville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cottondale [Jackson County]
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      • Cottondale [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Alford
      • Estimated population for 2018: 905 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottondale
    • Vernon [Washington County]
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      • Vernon [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Alford
      • Estimated population for 2018: 690 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vernon
    • Greenwood [Jackson County]
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      • Greenwood [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Alford
      • Estimated population for 2018: 662 people
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    • Altha [Calhoun County]
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      • Altha [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Alford
      • Estimated population for 2018: 504 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altha
    • Wausau [Washington County]
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      • Wausau [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Alford
      • Estimated population for 2018: 387 people
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    • Jacob City [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacob City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacob City
      • Jacob City [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Alford
      • Estimated population for 2018: 246 people
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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 Alford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alford.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alford. 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 Alford.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alford ...

Looking for more information about Alford? 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 Alford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alford.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jackson County: www.jacksoncounty-fl.com/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alford.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Alford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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- Alford) 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 Alford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6940, Longitude: -85.3922    
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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