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Welcome to Alford ...

Alford is located in Pike County<1>.

Alford is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<2>.

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).

The area code for Alford: (812)

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.

Communities near Alford ...

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

  • Vincennes [Knox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vincennes
    • Vincennes [Knox County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Alford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,862 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vincennes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vincennes<4>
  • Jasper [Dubois County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
    • Jasper [Dubois County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Alford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,724 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<4>
  • Washington [Davies's County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
    • Washington [Davies's County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Alford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,528 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<4>
  • Princeton [Gibson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeton
    • Princeton [Gibson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Alford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,733 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bicknell [Knox County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bicknell have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bicknell
      • Bicknell [Knox County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Alford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,840 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bicknell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bicknell<4>
    • Oakland City [Gibson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland City
      • Oakland City [Gibson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Alford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,404 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland City<4>
    • Winslow [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winslow have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winslow
      • Winslow [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Alford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 828 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winslow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winslow<4>
    • Patoka [Gibson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patoka have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patoka
      • Patoka [Gibson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Alford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 772 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patoka
    • Montgomery [Davies's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
      • Montgomery [Davies's County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Alford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 759 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<4>
    • Francisco [Gibson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Francisco have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Francisco
      • Francisco [Gibson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Alford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 554 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Francisco

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

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

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

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Indiana

About Pike County

About Indiana

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>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Pike, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 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: 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    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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