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Alston, Georgia
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Welcome to Alston ...

The town of Alston is located in Montgomery County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Alston has a population of 159 people<1> (see below for details).

Alston is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Alston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alston is located in the (912) area code.

The ZIP code for Alston: 30412<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alston had a population of 159 people. This makes Alston the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 159 people, the population of Alston has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 159 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Alston had an population of 159 people.

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

Communities near Alston ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alston and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Ailey   [Map]   556   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Alamo   [Map]   3,389   W   18 miles [29 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   742   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Graham   [Map]   299   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hazlehurst   [Map]   4,186   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Higgston   [Map]   310   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Alston: This one is located in Montgomery County and the other is located in Stewart County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 9 communities that are also named Alston - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina and West Virginia.

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

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 Alston. 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 Alston. 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 Alston.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alston ...

Looking for more information about Alston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alston.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alston. 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.

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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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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alston - 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 Alston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alston 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 'point-to-point' distance starting from Alston. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alston) 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 Alston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0807, Longitude: -82.4776     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alston.