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Welcome to Alford ...

Alford is located in Carlton County<1>.

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

Alford is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alford is within the (218) area code.

Communities Also Named Alford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Alford - they are located in Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Alford ...

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

  • Duluth [Saint Louis County]
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    • Duluth [Saint Louis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Alford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,618 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duluth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duluth<5>
  • Superior [Douglas County]
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    • Superior [Douglas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Alford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,977 people
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  • Cloquet [Carlton County]
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    • Cloquet [Carlton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Alford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,009 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloquet<5>
  • Hermantown [Saint Louis County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermantown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hermantown
    • Hermantown [Saint Louis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Alford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,637 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermantown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Proctor [Saint Louis County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Proctor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Proctor
      • Proctor [Saint Louis County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Alford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,028 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Proctor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Proctor<5>
    • Superior [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Superior
      • Superior [Douglas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Alford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,220 people
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    • Parkland [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkland
      • Parkland [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Alford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
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    • Summit [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
      • Summit [Douglas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Alford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,083 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
    • Scanlon [Carlton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scanlon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scanlon
      • Scanlon [Carlton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Alford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 959 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scanlon
    • Superior Village [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superior Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Superior Village
      • Superior Village [Douglas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Alford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 705 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alford ...

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

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About Carlton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carlton County: www.co.carlton.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 Carlton, 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 Alford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6319, Longitude: -92.3835       In this case, the coordinates for Alford 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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