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Alden Station, Iowa

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Welcome to Alden Station ...

So far, we have found very little information about Alden Station. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Alden Station to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alden Station, please Contact Us.

Alden Station would have been located within present day Hardin County.

The location of Alden Station has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Alden Station: Alden Sta. (in Canada, 'Stn.' is the more common abbreviation.)

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alden Station is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Alden Station was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Alden Station ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alden Station and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Ackley   [Map]   1,525   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dows   [Map]   512   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Eldora   [Map]   2,653   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ellsworth   [Map]   506   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hampton   [Map]   4,237   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Hubbard   [Map]   822   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alden Station ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alden Station - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

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 Alden Station. 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 Alden Station. 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 Alden Station.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Alden Station, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alden Station - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alden Station) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alden Station. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5041, Longitude: -93.3808     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alden Station have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alden Station.

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