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Welcome to Alcona ...

Alcona is located in Alcona County<1>.

Alcona was established in 1855.

Alcona is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Alcona is located in the (989) area code.

Communities Also Named Alcona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Alcona - they are located in Kansas and Ontario (2).

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

Communities near Alcona ...

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

  • Harrisville [Alcona County]
  • Lincoln [Alcona County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
    • Lincoln [Alcona County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Alcona
    • Estimated population in 2018: 313 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln<4>
  • Lost Lake Woods [Alcona County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Lake Woods
    • Lost Lake Woods [Alcona County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Alcona
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Lake Woods
  • Springport [Alcona County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springport
    • Springport [Alcona County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Alcona
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springport
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spruce [Alcona County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spruce have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce
      • Spruce [Alcona County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Alcona
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spruce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spruce<4>
    • Greenbush [Alcona County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbush have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbush
      • Greenbush [Alcona County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Alcona
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbush
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenbush<4>
    • Hubbard Lake [Alcona County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hubbard Lake
      • Hubbard Lake [Alcona County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Alcona
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hubbard Lake
    • Ossineke [Alpena County]
    • Mikado [Alcona County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mikado have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mikado
      • Mikado [Alcona County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Alcona
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mikado
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mikado<4>
    • Barton City [Alcona County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barton City
      • Barton City [Alcona County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Alcona
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barton City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barton City<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alcona ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Alcona County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Alcona, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alcona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alcona) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alcona. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alcona

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alcona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7599, Longitude: -83.2977    
<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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