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Welcome to Alder ...

Alder is located in Benton County<1>.

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

Alder is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alder lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Alder: (541) & (458)<4>

Communities Also Named Alder ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Oregon communities named Alder: This one is located in Benton County and the other is located in Wallowa County.

Beyond Oregon, there are 11 communities that are also named Alder - they are located in Colorado, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Ontario, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Alder ...

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

  • Corvallis [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corvallis
    • Corvallis [Benton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Alder
    • Estimated population in 2018: 58,641 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corvallis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corvallis<6>
  • Philomath [Benton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philomath have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philomath
    • Philomath [Benton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Alder
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,839 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philomath
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philomath<6>
  • Tangent [Linn County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tangent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tangent
    • Tangent [Linn County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Alder
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tangent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tangent<6>
  • Falls City [Polk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falls City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falls City
    • Falls City [Polk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Alder
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,047 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls City<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Adair Village [Benton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adair Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adair Village
      • Adair Village [Benton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Alder
      • Estimated population in 2018: 870 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adair Village
    • Kings Valley [Benton County]
    • Eddyville [Lincoln County]
    • Alsea [Benton County]
    • Logsden [Lincoln County]
    • Pioneer City [Lincoln County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pioneer City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pioneer City
      • Pioneer City [Lincoln County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Alder

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alder ...

Looking for more information about Alder? 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 Alder, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alder.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Oregon

About Benton County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Benton County: www.co.benton.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Benton, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alder - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alder) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alder. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5823, Longitude: -123.5090       In this case, the coordinates for Alder have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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