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Alda, Nebraska

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The location of Alda

Welcome to Alda ...

The village of Alda is located in Hall County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Alda has a population of 659 people<2> (see below for details).

Alda is 1,910 feet [582 m] above sea level.<3>.

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 ...

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 total 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 (which had a count of 652 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alda had an population of 659 people. This is an increase of 2.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.07% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alda ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Grand Island   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Alda

Hastings   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Alda

Located in Adams County

Wood River   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Alda

Shelton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Alda

Located in Buffalo County

Kenesaw   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Alda

Located in Adams County

Doniphan   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Alda

Juniata   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Alda

Located in Adams County

Cairo   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Alda

Giltner   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Alda

Located in Hamilton County

Dannebrog   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Alda

Located in Howard County

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

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.

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 Alda. 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 Alda. 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 Alda.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Hall County

About Nebraska

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:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alda - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alda

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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