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Alberton, Montana

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Welcome to Alberton ...

The town of Alberton is located in Mineral County.

The pronunciation of Alberton: AL-ber-tun<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Alberton has a population of 429 people<2> (see below for details).

Alberton is 3,050 feet [930 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Alberton is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Alberton lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Alberton and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

The telephone area code for Alberton: (406)

The ZIP code for Alberton: 59820<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alberton had a population of 420 people (which is 9.95% of the total population of Mineral County). This makes Alberton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Alberton represents 0.04% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 86th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 420 people, the population of Alberton increased 12.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 374 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alberton had an population of 429 people. This is an increase of 2.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.71% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alberton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alberton and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   DirDistance
Arlee   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Crescent City - Historic   [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dixon   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Evaro   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Frenchtown   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Huson   [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alberton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Alberton - they are located in Alabama, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Tennessee.

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

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 Alberton. 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 Alberton. 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 Alberton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alberton ...

Looking for more information about Alberton? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alberton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alberton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Montana

About Mineral County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mineral County:

The official website for State of Montana:

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Alberton. 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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alberton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alberton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 town (such as Alberton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alberton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Alberton) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alberton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.0033, Longitude: -114.4788     [Map].

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