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Welcome to Alfred ...
Alfred is located in the central region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).
The location of Alfred has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Alfred is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.
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).
The telephone area code for Alfred: (906)
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.
Communities near Alfred ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alfred.
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 Alfred. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alfred.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alfred.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alfred. See our Newspapers 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.
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.
Adding Alfred to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alfred in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alfred was on a map titled Map of Michigan (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alfred on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022