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Welcome to Alda ...

The village of Alda is located in Hall County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Alda has a population of 664 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Alda.

Alda is 1,910 feet [582 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Alda lies within the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alda had an population of 664 people. This is an increase of 3.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alda had a population of 642 people. This makes Alda the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Alda represents 0.04% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 165th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 642 people, the population of Alda decreased 1.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 652 people).

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

Adding Alda to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alda in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alda was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

We also found Alda on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1915-1916).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alda on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Alda ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Alda - they are located in Illinois and Kansas.

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

Communities near Alda ...

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

  • Grand Island [Hall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Island
    • Grand Island [Hall County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Alda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,004 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Island<6>
  • Hastings [Adams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hastings
    • Hastings [Adams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Alda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,725 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hastings
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hastings<6>
  • Wood River [Hall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wood River
    • Wood River [Hall County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Alda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,307 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wood River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wood River<6>
  • Shelton [Buffalo County]
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    • Shelton [Buffalo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Alda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kenesaw [Adams County]
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      • Kenesaw [Adams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Alda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 950 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kenesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenesaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenesaw<6>
    • Doniphan [Hall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doniphan
      • Doniphan [Hall County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Alda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 832 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doniphan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doniphan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Doniphan<6>
    • Juniata [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniata
      • Juniata [Adams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Alda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 815 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniata
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Juniata<6>
    • Cairo [Hall County]
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      • Cairo [Hall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Alda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 794 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cairo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cairo<6>
    • Giltner [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Giltner
      • Giltner [Hamilton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Alda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Giltner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Giltner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Giltner<6>
    • Dannebrog [Howard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dannebrog
      • Dannebrog [Howard County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Alda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 307 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dannebrog have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dannebrog
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dannebrog<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alda ...

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

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About Hall County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hall County: www.hcgi.org/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Hall, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alda.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alda - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Alda) 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 Alda. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AldaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8697, Longitude: -98.4695       In this case, the coordinates for Alda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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