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Alpena, South Dakota
Welcome to Alpena ...
The town of Alpena is located in Jerauld County.
The location of Alpena has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Alpena: al-PEE-nuh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alpena has a population of 283 people<3> (see below for details).
Alpena is 1,310 feet [399 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Alpena lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alpena is within the (605) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alpena had a population of 286 people (or 13.81% of the total population of Jerauld County). This makes Alpena the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Alpena represents 0.04% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 210th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 286 people, the population of Alpena increased 7.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 265 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alpena had an population of 283 people. This is a decrease of 1.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.79% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alpena.
Communities near Alpena ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alpena and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alpena.
Communities Also Named Alpena ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alpena - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Nova Scotia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alpena.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alpena:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpena ...
Looking for more information about Alpena? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Alpena, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alpena.
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This page was last modified: 20 May 2019