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Alder City, Idaho

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Welcome to Alder City ...

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

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

Alder City would have been located within present day Custer County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alder City is 5,760 feet [1,756 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Alder City is about 1 mile [or 1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Alder City was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alder City would have been located in the (208) area code.

Communities near Alder City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alder City and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Arco   [Map]   849   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Butte City   [Map]   65   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Carey   [Map]   603   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Howe   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Ketchum   [Map]   2,753   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lost River   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

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 Alder City. 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 Alder City. 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 Alder City.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Alder City no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Cities, Towns and Villages of Idaho

About Custer County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Custer County:

The official website for State of Idaho:

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 Alder City, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alder City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alder City) 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 Alder City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alder City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alder City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8724, Longitude: -113.5203     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alder City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alder City.

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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 Alder City.