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Welcome to Alford ...

Alford is located in Susquehanna County<1>.

Alford is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Alford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Alford: (570)

Adding Alford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alford was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Alford on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alford on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Alford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Alford - they are located in Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts and Minnesota.

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

Communities near Alford ...

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

  • Windsor [Broome County]
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    • Windsor [Broome County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Alford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,825 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
  • Kirkwood [Broome County]
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    • Kirkwood [Broome County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Alford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirkwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkwood
  • Conklin [Broome County]
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    • Conklin [Broome County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Alford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,069 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conklin have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conklin
  • Binghamton [Broome County]
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    • Binghamton [Broome County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Alford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,675 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Binghamton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Binghamton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Forest City [Susquehanna County]
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      • Forest City [Susquehanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Alford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,721 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<5>
    • Montrose [Susquehanna County]
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      • Montrose [Susquehanna County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Alford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montrose<5>
    • Susquehanna Depot [Susquehanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Susquehanna Depot
      • Susquehanna Depot [Susquehanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Alford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Susquehanna Depot have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Susquehanna Depot
    • Hallstead [Susquehanna County]
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      • Hallstead [Susquehanna County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Alford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hallstead have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hallstead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hallstead<5>
    • Dalton [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
      • Dalton [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Alford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,190 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton<5>
    • Factoryville [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Factoryville
      • Factoryville [Wyoming County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Alford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,183 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Factoryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Factoryville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Susquehanna County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Susquehanna County: www.susquehanna.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Susquehanna, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Alford) 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 Alford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8063, Longitude: -75.7746    
<4>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.
<5>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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