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Welcome to Alorton ...

The village of Alorton is located in Saint Clair County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Alorton has a population of 1,938 people<2> (see below for details).

Alorton is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alorton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Alorton: (618)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alorton had a population of 2,002 people. This makes Alorton the county's 19th most populous community.

The population of Alorton represents 0.02% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 491st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,002 people, the population of Alorton decreased 27.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,749 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alorton had an population of 1,938 people. This is a decrease of 3.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 29.5% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alorton.

Communities near Alorton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Belleville   [Map]   41,649   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   24,703   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Edwardsville   [Map]   24,967   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Granite City   [Map]   28,746   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
O'Fallon   [Map]   29,272   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Florissant (MO)   [Map]   51,443   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Alorton. 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 Alorton. 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 Alorton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alorton ...

Looking for more information about Alorton? 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 Alorton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alorton.

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About Saint Clair County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Clair County: www.co.st-clair.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alorton - 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- Alorton) 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 Alorton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alorton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alorton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5849, Longitude: -90.1137     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alorton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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