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Welcome to Alder ...

Alder is located in the central region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).

Alder is located in Marquette County<1>.

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

Alder is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Alder and travel south, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Alder is located in the (906) area code.

Communities Also Named Alder ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Michigan communities named Alder: This one is located in Marquette County and the other is located in Alger County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 11 communities that are also named Alder - they are located in Colorado, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Ontario, Oregon (2), Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Alder ...

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

  • Negaunee [Marquette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Negaunee
    • Negaunee [Marquette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Alder
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,547 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Negaunee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Negaunee<5>
  • Dodge City [Marquette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodge City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodge City
    • Dodge City [Marquette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Alder
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodge City
  • Diorite [Marquette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diorite
    • Diorite [Marquette County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Alder
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diorite
  • Ishpeming [Marquette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ishpeming
    • Ishpeming [Marquette County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Alder
    • Estimated population in 2018: 6,431 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ishpeming
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ishpeming<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Lake [Marquette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Lake
      • North Lake [Marquette County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Alder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Lake
    • Trowbridge Park [Marquette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trowbridge Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trowbridge Park
      • Trowbridge Park [Marquette County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Alder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trowbridge Park
    • Clarksburg [Marquette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksburg
      • Clarksburg [Marquette County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the south of Alder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Greenwood [Marquette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Marquette County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the south of Alder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Lake Angeline [Marquette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Angeline
      • Lake Angeline [Marquette County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the south of Alder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Angeline
    • Salisbury [Marquette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
      • Salisbury [Marquette County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the south of Alder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alder ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Michigan

About Marquette County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marquette County: www.co.marquette.mi.us/

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 Marquette, 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 Alder - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Alder) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alder. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7894, Longitude: -87.6974       In this case, the coordinates for Alder have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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