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Welcome to Alford ...

Alford is located in Pike County.

Alford is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Alford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Alford (for example, toward Hazleton), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Alford is located in the (812) area code.

Communities near Alford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alford and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirDistance
Bicknell   [Map]   2,868   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Francisco   [Map]   468   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jasper   [Map]   15,519   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Monroe City   [Map]   530   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oakland City   [Map]   2,405   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Patoka   [Map]   733   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Alford - they are located in Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Alford. 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 Alford. 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 Alford.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alford ...

Looking for more information about Alford? 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 Alford? 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 Alford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alford.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4913, Longitude: -87.2428     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alford.

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