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Welcome to Alinda ...

Alinda is located in Perry County<1>.

Alinda is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Alinda: (717)

Adding Alinda to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alinda 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 Alinda was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities near Alinda ...

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

  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Alinda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<4>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Alinda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,017 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<4>
  • Marysville [Perry County]
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    • Marysville [Perry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Alinda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,553 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marysville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysville<4>
  • Mount Holly Springs [Cumberland County]
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    • Mount Holly Springs [Cumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Alinda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,052 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Holly Springs<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shiremanstown [Cumberland County]
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      • Shiremanstown [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Alinda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiremanstown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newport [Perry County]
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      • Newport [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Alinda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,585 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<4>
    • Duncannon [Perry County]
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      • Duncannon [Perry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Alinda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,481 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duncannon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncannon<4>
    • West Fairview [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Fairview
      • West Fairview [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Alinda
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newville [Cumberland County]
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      • Newville [Cumberland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Alinda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,351 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newville<4>
    • Bloomfield [Allegheny County]
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      • Bloomfield [Allegheny County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Alinda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alinda ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Perry County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Perry County: www.perryco.org/

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 Perry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alinda - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alinda) 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 Alinda. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlindaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alinda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3462, Longitude: -77.2847    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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