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Welcome to Alder ...

Alder is located in Itasca County<1>.

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

Alder is 1,350 feet [411 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alder lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alder lies within the (218) area code.

Communities Also Named Alder ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Alder - they are located in Colorado, Michigan (2), Montana, Nevada, Ontario, Oregon (2), Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Alder ...

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

  • Deer River [Itasca County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer River
    • Deer River [Itasca County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Alder
    • Estimated population in 2019: 930 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer River<5>
  • Bigfork [Itasca County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bigfork
    • Bigfork [Itasca County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Alder
    • Estimated population in 2019: 442 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bigfork
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bigfork<5>
  • Effie [Itasca County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Effie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Effie
    • Effie [Itasca County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Alder
    • Estimated population in 2019: 118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Effie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Effie<5>
  • Zemple [Itasca County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zemple have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zemple
    • Zemple [Itasca County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Alder
    • Estimated population in 2019: 90 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zemple
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bowstring [Itasca County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowstring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowstring
      • Bowstring [Itasca County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Alder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowstring
    • Talmoon [Itasca County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talmoon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talmoon
      • Talmoon [Itasca County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talmoon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talmoon<5>
    • Spring Lake [Itasca County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Lake
      • Spring Lake [Itasca County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Alder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Lake<5>
    • Wirt [Itasca County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wirt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wirt
      • Wirt [Itasca County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Alder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wirt
    • Max [Itasca County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Max have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Max
      • Max [Itasca County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Alder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Max
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Max<5>
    • Squaw Lake [Itasca County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Squaw Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Squaw Lake
      • Squaw Lake [Itasca County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the west of Alder
      • Estimated population in 2019: 106 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Squaw Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Squaw Lake<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 Alder. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alder.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alder ...

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

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About Itasca County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Itasca County: www.co.itasca.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Itasca, 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 Alder - 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' (or 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- Alder) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alder. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5616, Longitude: -93.7038       In this case, the coordinates for Alder 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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