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Welcome to Alderson ...
Although we found mention of Alderson during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Alderson was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Alderson was located in Luzerne County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Alderson to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Alderson - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Alderson, please Contact Us.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Alderson might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Alderson would be found within the (570) area code.
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, Oklahoma and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alderson.
Adding Alderson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alderson in the FIPS-55 file. For more information, see the Referenced FIPS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alderson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Alderson on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alderson on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Luzerne County: www.luzernecounty.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022