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Welcome to Alford ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alford has a population of 488 people<2> (see below for details).
Alford was settled in 1740 and was incorporated in 1773.
Alford is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Alford: (413)
Websites for Alford ...
Junior League: www.jlbc.info/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alford had an population of 488 people. This is a decrease of 1.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.31% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alford had a population of 494 people. This makes Alford the county's 29th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 494 people, the population of Alford increased 23.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 399 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alford.
Adding Alford to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Alford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Alford elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Alford on a George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alford on our Genealogy Page.
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, Indiana, Kentucky, 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.
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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2021