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Welcome to Alden ...

So far, we have found very little information about Alden. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Alden to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alden, please Contact Us.


Alden would have been located within present day Morrill County.

We aren't confident of the location of Alden, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alden is 3,750 feet [1,143 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Alden is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Alden was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Alden once stood is in the (308) area code.

Communities near Alden ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Bridgeport   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Alden

Dalton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Alden

Located in Cheyenne County

Gurley   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Alden

Located in Cheyenne County

Broadwater   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Alden

Redington   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Alden

Atkins   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Alden

Angora   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of Alden

Bayard   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Alden

Cisco   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) of Alden

Located in Garden County

Lisco   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) of Alden

Located in Garden County

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

Communities Also Named Alden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Alden - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

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 Alden. 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 Alden. 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 Alden.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Morrill County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Alden, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alden - 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 from Point A (ie- Alden) 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 Alden. 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 Alden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5610, Longitude: -103.0358     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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