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Welcome to Alden ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alden has a population of 738 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Alden.
Alden is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alden lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Alden: (515)
The ZIP code for Alden: 50006<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alden had an population of 738 people. This is a decrease of 6.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.36% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alden had a population of 787 people. This makes Alden the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Alden represents 0.03% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 351st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 787 people, the population of Alden decreased 12.94% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 904 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alden.
Adding Alden to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alden in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alden was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Alden on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alden on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Alden ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Alden - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alden.
Communities near Alden ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alden.
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 Alden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alden.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alden. 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 Alden.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alden. See our Newspapers Page for Alden.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alden ...
Looking for more information about Alden? 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 Alden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alden.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 20 Jun 2021