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Welcome to Alvordton ...

The village of Alvordton is located in Williams County<1>.

The pronunciation of Alvordton: AL-vord-tuhn<2>

Alvordton is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Alvordton: (419) and (567)<4>

The ZIP code for Alvordton: 43501<5>

Adding Alvordton to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Alvordton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Alvordton on a George F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Communities near Alvordton ...

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

  • Bryan [Williams County]
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    • Bryan [Williams County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Alvordton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,230 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryan<7>
  • Wauseon [Fulton County]
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    • Wauseon [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Alvordton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,410 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wauseon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wauseon<7>
  • Archbold [Fulton County]
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    • Archbold [Fulton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Alvordton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,319 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbold<7>
  • Montpelier [Williams County]
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    • Montpelier [Williams County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Alvordton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,924 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montpelier have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montpelier<7>
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    • Hudson [Lenawee County]
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      • Hudson [Lenawee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Alvordton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,210 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<7>
    • Morenci [Lenawee County]
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      • Morenci [Lenawee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Alvordton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morenci have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morenci
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morenci<7>
    • West Unity [Williams County]
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      • West Unity [Williams County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Alvordton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,672 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Unity<7>
    • Pioneer [Williams County]
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      • Pioneer [Williams County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Alvordton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pioneer have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pioneer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pioneer<7>
    • Stryker [Williams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stryker
      • Stryker [Williams County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Alvordton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,300 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stryker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stryker<7>
    • Fayette [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
      • Fayette [Fulton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Alvordton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alvordton ...

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

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About Williams County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Williams County: www.co.williams.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Williams, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Alvordton. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alvordton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (567) is an overlay for area code (419).
<5>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 village (such as Alvordton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alvordton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alvordton) 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 Alvordton. 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 Alvordton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvordton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6659, Longitude: -84.4351    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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