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Welcome to Alpha ...
The village of Alpha is located in the western region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).
Alpha is located in Iron County.
The location of Alpha has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alpha has a population of 135 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Alpha is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alpha lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Alpha, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Alpha lies within the (906) area code.
The ZIP code for Alpha: 49902<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alpha had a population of 145 people. This makes Alpha the county's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 145 people, the population of Alpha decreased 26.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 198 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alpha had an population of 135 people. This is a decrease of 6.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 31.82% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alpha.
Communities near Alpha ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alpha and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alpha.
Communities Also Named Alpha ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Michigan communities named Alpha: This one is located in Iron County and the other is located in Benzie County.
Beyond Michigan, there are 33 communities that are also named Alpha - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alpha.
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 Alpha:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpha ...
Looking for more information about Alpha? 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 Alpha, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alpha.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Iron County: www.iron.org/
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019