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Welcome to Alderson ...

The town of Alderson is located in Pittsburg County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Alderson has a population of 289 people<3> (see below for details).

Alderson is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Alderson: (918) & (539)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alderson had an population of 289 people. This is a decrease of 4.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alderson had a population of 304 people. This makes Alderson the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 304 people, the population of Alderson increased 16.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 261 people).

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

Communities Also Named Alderson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alderson - they are located in Alberta, Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Alderson ...

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

  • McAlester [Pittsburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McAlester
    • McAlester [Pittsburg County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Alderson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,814 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McAlester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McAlester<7>
  • Hartshorne [Pittsburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartshorne
    • Hartshorne [Pittsburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Alderson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,963 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartshorne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartshorne<7>
  • Haileyville [Pittsburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haileyville
    • Haileyville [Pittsburg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Alderson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haileyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haileyville<7>
  • Kiowa [Pittsburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiowa
    • Kiowa [Pittsburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Alderson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiowa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kiowa<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Savanna [Pittsburg County]
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      • Savanna [Pittsburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Alderson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 645 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savanna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savanna<7>
    • Crowder [Pittsburg County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crowder
      • Crowder [Pittsburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Alderson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 404 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crowder
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crowder<7>
    • Canadian [Pittsburg County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canadian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canadian
      • Canadian [Pittsburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Alderson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 203 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canadian
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canadian<7>
    • Pittsburg [Pittsburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburg
      • Pittsburg [Pittsburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Alderson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburg<7>
    • Indianola [Pittsburg County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indianola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
      • Indianola [Pittsburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Alderson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 151 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<7>
    • Arch [Pittsburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arch
      • Arch [Pittsburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Alderson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arch

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alderson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Oklahoma

About Pittsburg County

About Oklahoma

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oklahoma's counties, including Pittsburg, 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 Alderson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alderson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (539) is an overlay for area code (918).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alderson) 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 Alderson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alderson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alderson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9008, Longitude: -95.6901       In this case, the coordinates for Alderson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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