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Alford, Florida
(Jackson County)

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Welcome to Alford ...

The town of Alford is located in Jackson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Alford has a population of 475 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).

The area code for Alford: (850)

The ZIP code for Alford: 32420<3>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 466 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alford had an population of 475 people. This is a decrease of 2.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.93% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alford ...

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 Alford and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Altha   [Map]   526   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bonifay   [Map]   2,722   W   18 miles [29 km]
Chipley   [Map]   3,526   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cottondale   [Map]   906   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Graceville   [Map]   2,199   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   663   NE   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Alford. 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 Alford. 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 Alford.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alford.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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).

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<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 drawn 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, 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     [Map].

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