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The location of Town of Alfred









Welcome to Alfred ...

The Town of Alfred is located in Allegany County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Alfred has a population of 5,054 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Time Zone: Alfred lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Alfred had a population of 5,237 people (or 10.7% of the total population of Allegany County). This makes Alfred the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Alfred represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 457th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,237 people, the population of Alfred increased 1.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,140 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alfred had an population of 5,054 people. This is a decrease of 3.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.67% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alfred ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alfred and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Amity   [Map]   2,177   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Andover   [Map]   1,747   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Canisteo   [Map]   3,254   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Canisteo   [Map]   2,170   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dansville   [Map]   1,802   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Friendship   [Map]   1,903   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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 Alfred. 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 Alfred. 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 Alfred.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alfred ...

Looking for more information about Alfred? 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.

Looking for more information about Alfred? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alfred, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alfred.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Allegany County: www.alleganyco.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alfred.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alfred - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alfred) 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 Alfred. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Alfred

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alfred. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2434, Longitude: -77.7908     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alfred have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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