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Welcome to Alander ...

Alander is located in Berkshire County<1>.

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

Alander is 1,830 feet [558 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alander is within the (413) area code.

Websites for Alander ...

Junior League:   www.jlbc.info/

Communities near Alander ...

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

  • Great Barrington [Berkshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Barrington
    • Great Barrington [Berkshire County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alander
    • Estimated population in 2018: 6,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Barrington
  • Claverack [Columbia County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claverack have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claverack
    • Claverack [Columbia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Alander
    • Estimated population in 2018: 5,676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claverack
  • Ghent [Columbia County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ghent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ghent
    • Ghent [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Alander
    • Estimated population in 2018: 5,106 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ghent
  • Amenia [Dutchess County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amenia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amenia
    • Amenia [Dutchess County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Alander
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,314 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amenia
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stanford [Dutchess County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanford
      • Stanford [Dutchess County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Alander
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,741 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanford
    • Salisbury [Litchfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
      • Salisbury [Litchfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Alander
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,598 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
    • Livingston [Columbia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livingston
      • Livingston [Columbia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Alander
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,473 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston
    • Copake [Columbia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copake
      • Copake [Columbia County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Alander
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,419 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copake
    • North Canaan [Litchfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Canaan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Canaan
      • North Canaan [Litchfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Alander
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,254 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Canaan
    • Sheffield [Berkshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheffield
      • Sheffield [Berkshire County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alander
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,152 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheffield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alander ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Berkshire, 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 Alander - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Alander) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alander. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0562, Longitude: -73.4662       In this case, the coordinates for Alander have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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