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Welcome to Alston ...

The town of Alston is located in Montgomery County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Alston has a population of 156 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

The area code for Alston: (912)

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 2017 Census Estimates, Alston had an population of 156 people. This is a decrease of 1.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.89% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alston ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alston and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Ailey   [Map]   543   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Alamo   [Map]   3,370   W   18 miles [29 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   742   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Graham   [Map]   295   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hazlehurst   [Map]   4,154   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Higgston   [Map]   314   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alston. 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alston.

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

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

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 'straight-line' distance. 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0807, Longitude: -82.4776     [Map].

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