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The location of Alger













Welcome to Alger ...

Alger is located in Lake County.

The location of Alger has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Alger is 1,440 feet [439 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Alger lies within the (218) area code.

Communities near Alger ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alger and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Arnold   [Map]   ---   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Beaver Bay   [Map]   171   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brimson   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jordan   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Knife River   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Linwood Lake   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alger.

Communities Also Named Alger ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Alger - they are located in Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Montana, Ohio and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alger. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alger. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alger.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alger:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alger ...

Looking for more information about Alger? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Minnesota

About Lake County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lake County: www.lakecnty.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alger - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 from Point A (ie- Alger) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1472, Longitude: -91.6927     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alger have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alger.

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