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Welcome to Alder Creek ...

Alder Creek is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Alder Creek is located in Benewah County<1>.

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

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.<3> In other words, the altitude 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).

Alder Creek is located in the (208) area code.

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.

Communities near Alder Creek ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alder Creek.

  • Saint Maries [Benewah County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Maries have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Maries
    • Saint Maries [Benewah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Alder Creek
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,448 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Maries
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Maries
  • Plummer [Benewah County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plummer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plummer
    • Plummer [Benewah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Alder Creek
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,024 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plummer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plummer
  • Worley [Kootenai County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Worley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worley
    • Worley [Kootenai County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Alder Creek
    • Estimated population for 2018: 261 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worley
  • Harrison [Kootenai County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison
    • Harrison [Kootenai County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alder Creek
    • Estimated population for 2018: 217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrison
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tensed [Benewah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tensed have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tensed
      • Tensed [Benewah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Alder Creek
      • Estimated population for 2018: 119 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tensed
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tensed
    • Chatcolet [Benewah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatcolet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatcolet
      • Chatcolet [Benewah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Alder Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatcolet
    • Parkline [Benewah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkline
      • Parkline [Benewah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Alder Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkline
    • Santa [Benewah County]
    • Fernwood [Benewah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fernwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fernwood
      • Fernwood [Benewah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Alder Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fernwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fernwood
    • De Smet [Benewah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Smet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Smet
      • De Smet [Benewah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Alder Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Smet

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 Alder Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alder Creek.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alder Creek.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alder Creek. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

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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: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Benewah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alder Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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       In this case, the coordinates for Alder Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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