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Welcome to Alvarado ...

The city of Alvarado is located in Marshall County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Alvarado: AL-var-ay-doh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Alvarado has a population of 362 people<4> (see below for details).

Alvarado is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Alvarado is located in the (218) area code.

The ZIP code for Alvarado: 56710<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alvarado had an population of 362 people. This is a decrease of 0.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alvarado had a population of 363 people. This makes Alvarado the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 363 people, the population of Alvarado decreased 2.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 371 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alvarado.

Communities Also Named Alvarado ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alvarado - they are located in California, Indiana, New Mexico, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Alvarado ...

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

  • Grand Forks [Grand Forks County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Forks
    • Grand Forks [Grand Forks County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Alvarado
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,839 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Forks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Forks<8>
  • East Grand Forks [Polk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Grand Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Grand Forks
    • East Grand Forks [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Alvarado
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,535 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Grand Forks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Grand Forks<8>
  • Warren [Marshall County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warren have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warren
    • Warren [Marshall County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the east of Alvarado
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,552 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warren
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warren<8>
  • Stephen [Marshall County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stephen
    • Stephen [Marshall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Alvarado
    • Estimated population in 2019: 645 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stephen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stephen<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Argyle [Marshall County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argyle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argyle
      • Argyle [Marshall County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Alvarado
      • Estimated population in 2019: 642 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argyle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Argyle<8>
    • Minto [Walsh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minto
      • Minto [Walsh County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the west of Alvarado
      • Estimated population in 2019: 592 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minto<8>
    • Manvel [Grand Forks County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manvel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manvel
      • Manvel [Grand Forks County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Alvarado
      • Estimated population in 2019: 369 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manvel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manvel<8>
    • Oslo [Marshall County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oslo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oslo
      • Oslo [Marshall County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the west of Alvarado
      • Estimated population in 2019: 322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oslo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oslo<8>
    • Ardoch [Walsh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ardoch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardoch
      • Ardoch [Walsh County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Alvarado
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardoch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardoch<8>
    • Forest River [Walsh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest River
      • Forest River [Walsh County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<7> to the west of Alvarado
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest River<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alvarado ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Minnesota

About Marshall County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Marshall, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Alvarado. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alvarado.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alvarado - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Alvarado). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alvarado or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alvarado) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alvarado. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alvarado

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvarado. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1929, Longitude: -96.9984       In this case, the coordinates for Alvarado have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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