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Alderson, Oklahoma

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Welcome to Alderson ...

The town of Alderson is located in Pittsburg County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Alderson has a population of 287 people<1> (see below for details).

Alderson is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Alderson: (918) & (539)<3>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Alderson had an population of 287 people. This is a decrease of 5.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.96% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alderson ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alderson and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Blanco   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Canadian   [Map]   204   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Crowder   [Map]   407   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Haileyville   [Map]   769   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hartshorne   [Map]   1,987   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Indianola   [Map]   153   N   18 miles [29 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alderson. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alderson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alderson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alderson.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alderson. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alderson.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alderson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (539) is an overlay for area code (918). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Alderson.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Alderson. 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alderson

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

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alderson.