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Welcome to Alberton ...

Alberton is located in Henderson County<1>.

The location of Alberton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Alberton is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alberton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alberton is within the (731) area code.

Adding Alberton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Alberton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Alberton - they are located in Alabama, Montana, Ontario and Prince Edward Island.

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

Communities near Alberton ...

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

  • Mount Lebanon [Decatur County]
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    • Mount Lebanon [Decatur County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Alberton
    • Estimated population in 2014: 29,387 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Lebanon
  • Atkins [Henderson County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atkins
    • Atkins [Henderson County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Alberton
    • Estimated population in 2014: 13,664 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Union Cross [Henderson County]
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    • Union Cross [Henderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Alberton
    • Estimated population in 2014: 10,666 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Cross have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Cross
  • Lexington [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
    • Lexington [Henderson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Alberton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,866 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Parsons [Decatur County]
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      • Parsons [Decatur County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Alberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parsons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parsons
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<5>
    • Jacks Creek [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacks Creek
      • Jacks Creek [Chester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Alberton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacks Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacks Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacks Creek<5>
    • Scotts Hill [Decatur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotts Hill
      • Scotts Hill [Decatur County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Alberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotts Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotts Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotts Hill<5>
    • Decaturville [Decatur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decaturville
      • Decaturville [Decatur County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Alberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 857 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decaturville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decaturville<5>
    • Pleasant Hill [Decatur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
      • Pleasant Hill [Decatur County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Alberton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 566 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
    • Chesterfield [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesterfield
      • Chesterfield [Henderson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Alberton
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 469 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesterfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alberton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Henderson County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Henderson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alberton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alberton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alberton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6998, Longitude: -88.3164       In this case, the coordinates for Alberton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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