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Welcome to Alpine ...

Alpine is located in Kent County<1>.

The location of Alpine has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Alpine is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alpine is located in the (616) area code.

Adding Alpine to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alpine 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 Alpine was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Alpine on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Michigan (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alpine on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Alpine ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Alpine - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (3), California (3), Colorado (2), Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia (3), Washington and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Alpine ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alpine.

  • Grand Rapids [Kent County]
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    • Grand Rapids [Kent County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Alpine
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,031 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Rapids
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Rapids<5>
  • Wyoming [Kent County]
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    • Wyoming [Kent County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Alpine
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyoming
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyoming<5>
  • Kentwood [Kent County]
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    • Kentwood [Kent County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Alpine
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,719 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kentwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kentwood<5>
  • Walker [Kent County]
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    • Walker [Kent County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Alpine
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,265 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walker
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walker<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grandville [Kent County]
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      • Grandville [Kent County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Alpine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,749 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grandville<5>
    • East Grand Rapids [Kent County]
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      • East Grand Rapids [Kent County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alpine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,991 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Grand Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Grand Rapids
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Grand Rapids<5>
    • Hudsonville [Ottawa County]
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      • Hudsonville [Ottawa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Alpine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,391 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudsonville<5>
    • Rockford [Kent County]
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      • Rockford [Kent County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Alpine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockford<5>
    • Sparta [Kent County]
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      • Sparta [Kent County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Alpine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,409 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<5>
    • Coopersville [Ottawa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coopersville
      • Coopersville [Ottawa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Alpine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,393 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coopersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coopersville<5>

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 Alpine. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alpine.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alpine. 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 Alpine.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alpine. See our Newspapers Page for Alpine.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpine ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Michigan

About Kent County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kent County: www.accesskent.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Kent, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alpine - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Alpine) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0728, Longitude: -85.6850       In this case, the coordinates for Alpine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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