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Welcome to Alfred ...

Alfred is located in Jim Wells County<1>.

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

Alfred is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alfred is within the boundaries of the (361) area code.

Communities Also Named Alfred ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Alfred - they are located in Kansas, Maine, Michigan (2), New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Alfred ...

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

  • Alice [Jim Wells County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alice have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alice
    • Alice [Jim Wells County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Alfred
    • Estimated population for 2018: 18,887 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alice
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alice
  • Mathis [San Patricio County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mathis
    • Mathis [San Patricio County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Alfred
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,783 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathis
  • San Diego [Duval County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Diego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Diego
    • San Diego [Duval County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Alfred
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,251 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Diego
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Diego
  • Orange Grove [Jim Wells County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange Grove
    • Orange Grove [Jim Wells County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Alfred
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,310 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orange Grove
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Agua Dulce [Nueces County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Agua Dulce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agua Dulce
      • Agua Dulce [Nueces County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Alfred
      • Estimated population for 2018: 812 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Agua Dulce
    • Lake City [San Patricio County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
      • Lake City [San Patricio County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Alfred
      • Estimated population for 2018: 523 people
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    • San Patricio [San Patricio County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Patricio have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Patricio
      • San Patricio [San Patricio County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Alfred
      • Estimated population for 2018: 382 people
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    • Lakeside [San Patricio County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeside
      • Lakeside [San Patricio County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Alfred
      • Estimated population for 2018: 305 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeside
    • Pernitas Point [Live Oak County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pernitas Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pernitas Point
      • Pernitas Point [Live Oak County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Alfred
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pernitas Point
    • Westdale [Jim Wells County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westdale
      • Westdale [Jim Wells County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Alfred
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westdale

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alfred ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Jim Wells County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Jim Wells, 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 Alfred - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alfred) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alfred. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.8806, Longitude: -97.9847       In this case, the coordinates for Alfred have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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