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Alder Creek, Idaho

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The location of Alder Creek

Welcome to Alder Creek ...

Alder Creek is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Alder Creek is located in Benewah County.

The location of Alder Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Alder Creek: Alder Crk. (or less commonly used: Alder Ck. or Alder Cr.)

Alder Creek is 2,210 feet [674 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Alder Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Alder Creek lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Alder Creek, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The telephone area code for Alder Creek: (208)

Communities near Alder Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alder Creek and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Chatcolet   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
De Smet   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fernwood   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Harrison   [Map]   217   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Parkline   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Plummer   [Map]   1,024   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alder Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Alder Creek - they are located in British Columbia, California, New York and Oregon.

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

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 Alder Creek. 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 Alder Creek. 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 Creek.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alder Creek ...

Looking for more information about Alder Creek? 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.

Looking for more information about Alder Creek? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alder Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alder Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Idaho

About Benewah County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Idaho:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alder Creek - 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 '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- Alder Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alder Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2227, Longitude: -116.6077     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alder Creek 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 Creek.

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