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The location of Alger

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Welcome to Alger ...

Alger is located in Lake County.

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

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 ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alger and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Arnold   [Map]   ---   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Beaver Bay   [Map]   175   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alger. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Alger.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alger. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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: www.state.mn.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Alger. A straight line distance ignores things 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 that we are using 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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<3>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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alger.