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Welcome to Alderton ...

Alderton is located in Pierce County<1>.

Alderton is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Alderton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alderton lies within the (253) area code.

Communities Also Named Alderton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Alderton - they are located in Maryland and Missouri.

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

Communities near Alderton ...

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

  • Tacoma [Pierce County]
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    • Tacoma [Pierce County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Alderton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 216,279 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tacoma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tacoma
  • Kent [King County]
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    • Kent [King County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Alderton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 129,618 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent
  • Federal Way [King County]
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    • Federal Way [King County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Alderton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 97,044 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federal Way
  • Auburn [King County]
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    • Auburn [King County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Alderton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 81,905 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lakewood [Pierce County]
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      • Lakewood [Pierce County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Alderton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 60,538 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood
    • Puyallup [Pierce County]
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      • Puyallup [Pierce County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the west of Alderton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 41,886 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puyallup
    • University Place [Pierce County]
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      • University Place [Pierce County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Alderton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 33,740 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for University Place
    • Des Moines [King County]
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      • Des Moines [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Alderton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 32,364 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Moines
    • SeaTac [King County]
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      • SeaTac [King County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Alderton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 29,239 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for SeaTac
    • Maple Valley [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Valley
      • Maple Valley [King County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Alderton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 27,114 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maple Valley

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alderton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Pierce, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alderton - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alderton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alderton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alderton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alderton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1697, Longitude: -122.2293    






















 

 

 

 

 


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