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Welcome to Alder ...

Alder is located in Madison County.

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

The pronunciation of Alder: AWL-der<2>

Alder is 5,120 feet [1,561 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Alder is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Alder is located in the (406) area code.

Communities near Alder ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alder and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Cameron   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Central City - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ennis   [Map]   923   E   18 miles [29 km]
Mammoth   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
McAllister   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Nevada City - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alder ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Alder - they are located in Colorado, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nevada, Ontario, Oregon (2), Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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 Alder. 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 Alder. 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 Alder.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alder ...

Looking for more information about Alder? 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 Alder, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alder.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Alder. 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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alder - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Alder) 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 Alder. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alder

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alder. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3238, Longitude: -112.1072     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alder have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alder.

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