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Welcome to Alabaster ...
The location of Alabaster has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Alabaster, you might consider that their post office opened in 1864.
Alabaster is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alabaster lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alabaster lies within the (989) area code.
Communities Also Named Alabaster ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Alabaster - it's located in Alabama.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alabaster.
Communities near Alabaster ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alabaster.
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 Alabaster. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alabaster.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alabaster. 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 Alabaster.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alabaster. See our Newspapers Page for Alabaster.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alabaster ...
Looking for more information about Alabaster? 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 Alabaster, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alabaster.
Adding Alabaster to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alabaster in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alabaster was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>
We also found Alabaster in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Alabaster.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alabaster. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Iosco County: www.iosco.m33access.com/
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023