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Welcome to Alden ...

The city of Alden is located in Rice County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Alden has a population of 142 people<2> (see below for details).

Alden is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alden lies within the (620) area code.

The ZIP code for Alden: 67512<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alden had an population of 142 people. This is a decrease of 4.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alden had a population of 148 people. This makes Alden the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 148 people, the population of Alden decreased 11.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 168 people).

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

Communities Also Named Alden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Alden - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

Communities near Alden ...

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

  • Lyons [Rice County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyons have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
    • Lyons [Rice County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Alden
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons
  • Sterling [Rice County]
  • Ellinwood [Barton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellinwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellinwood
    • Ellinwood [Barton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Alden
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellinwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellinwood
  • Nickerson [Reno County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nickerson have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nickerson
    • Nickerson [Reno County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast of Alden
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nickerson
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Little River [Rice County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little River have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little River
      • Little River [Rice County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast of Alden
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little River
    • Chase [Rice County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chase
      • Chase [Rice County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north of Alden
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    • Bushton [Rice County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bushton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bushton
      • Bushton [Rice County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north of Alden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bushton
    • Plevna [Reno County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plevna have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plevna
      • Plevna [Reno County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Alden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plevna
    • Abbyville [Reno County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbyville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbyville
      • Abbyville [Reno County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Alden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbyville
    • Willowbrook [Reno County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willowbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willowbrook
      • Willowbrook [Reno County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast of Alden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willowbrook

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alden. 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 Alden.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alden. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Alden.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alden ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kansas

About Rice County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rice County: www.ricecounty.org/

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alden.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Alden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alden or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Alden) 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 Alden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2439, Longitude: -98.3120       In this case, the coordinates for Alden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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