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Welcome to Alsen ...

The city of Alsen is located in Cavalier County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Alsen has a population of 33 people<1> (see below for details).

Alsen was established in 1905.

The community of Alsen is 1,580 feet [482 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Alsen: (701)

The ZIP code for Alsen: 58311<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alsen had a population of 35 people. This makes Alsen the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 35 people, the population of Alsen decreased 48.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 68 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Alsen had an population of 33 people. This is a decrease of 5.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 51.47% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alsen ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016
Calio   [Map]   21   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Calvin   [Map]   19   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Edmore   [Map]   176   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Egeland   [Map]   28   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hampden   [Map]   47   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Langdon   [Map]   1,780   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alsen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Alsen - they are located in Louisiana, New York and South Dakota.

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

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 Alsen. 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 Alsen. 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 Alsen.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alsen ...

Looking for more information about Alsen? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alsen, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alsen.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Alsen. 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.

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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Cavalier County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alsen.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alsen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Alsen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alsen or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Alsen. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alsen) 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 Alsen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alsen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alsen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.6302, Longitude: -98.7051     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alsen.