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The location of Alfred









Welcome to Alfred ...

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

Alfred is located in Dickinson County.

The location of Alfred has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Alfred is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Alfred lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Alfred, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Alfred lies within the (906) area code.

Communities near Alfred ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alfred and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   DirDistance
Arnold   [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dryads - Historic   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Felch   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Foster City   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gwinn   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
LaBranche   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alfred.

Communities Also Named Alfred ...

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

Beyond Michigan, there are 13 communities that are also named Alfred - they are located in Kansas, Maine, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alfred. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alfred. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alfred.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alfred:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alfred ...

Looking for more information about Alfred? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alfred - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Alfred) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alfred. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.0838, Longitude: -87.6326     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alfred have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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