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Alder, Oregon
(Benton County)

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The location of Alder

Welcome to Alder ...

Alder is located in Benton County.

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

Alder is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Alder: (541) and (458)<3>

Communities near Alder ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alder and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Adair Village   [Map]   859   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Alsea   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Corvallis   [Map]   57,961   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eddyville   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Falls City   [Map]   1,032   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kings Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

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.

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 Alder. 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 Alder. 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 Alder.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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 ...

Communities in 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:

The official website for State of Oregon:

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

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<3>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alder have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alder.

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