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Alger, Michigan

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The location of Alger

Welcome to Alger ...

Alger is located in Arenac County.

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

Alger is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Alger lies within the (989) area code.

The ZIP code for Alger: 48610<3>

Communities near Alger ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Bentley   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Omer   [Map]   293   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Prescott   [Map]   257   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Skidway Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Standish   [Map]   1,405   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sterling   [Map]   503   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alger ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Alger - they are located in Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Montana, Ohio and Washington.

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

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 Alger. 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 Alger. 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 Alger.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alger ...

Looking for more information about Alger? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alger, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alger.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Michigan

About Arenac County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Michigan:

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 Alger - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Alger). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alger or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alger) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1256, Longitude: -84.1211     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alger have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alger.

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