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Welcome to Alpena ...
The location of Alpena has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alpena has a population of 9,997 people<2> (see below for details).
Alpena is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alpena lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Alpena: (989)
The ZIP code for Alpena: 49707<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alpena had a population of 10,483 people (which is 35.42% of the total population of Alpena County). This makes Alpena the county's most populous community.
The population of Alpena represents 0.11% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 10,483 people, the population of Alpena decreased 7.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,304 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alpena had an population of 9,997 people. This is a decrease of 4.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.56% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alpena.
Communities near Alpena ...
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 if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alpena.
Communities Also Named Alpena ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alpena - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Nova Scotia, South Dakota and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alpena.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alpena:
Websites for Alpena ...
Official Website: www.alpena.mi.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpena ...
Looking for more information about Alpena? 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 Alpena, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alpena.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Alpena: www.alpena.mi.us/
The official website for Alpena County: www.alpenacounty.org/
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 May 2019