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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Alston, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Alston and the surrounding area.

  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Barton County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Barton County

Communities Also Named Alston ...

We have found nine communities that share the name Alston.

Within Missouri, the name Alston is unique.

Beyond Missouri, we know of another nine communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Franklin County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Alston [Franklin County].
    • Georgia
      • Montgomery County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Alston [Montgomery County].
      • Stewart County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Alston [Stewart County].
    • Kentucky
      • Ohio County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Alston [Ohio County].
    • Michigan
      • Houghton County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Alston [Houghton County].
    • Oklahoma
      • Woodward County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Oklahoma community of Alston [Woodward County].
    • Oregon
      • Columbia County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Alston [Columbia County].
    • South Carolina
      • Fairfield County
      • Please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Alston [Fairfield County].
    • West Virginia
      • Barbour County
      • Please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Alston [Barbour County].

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Missouri

About Barton County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Alston could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.




 

 

 

 

 


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