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Welcome to Alderwood ...

Alderwood is located in Whatcom County.

The location of Alderwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Alderwood is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Alderwood: (360)

Communities near Alderwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alderwood and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Aldergrove (BC)   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Semiahmoo (BC)   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Anacortes   [Map]   16,953   S   18 miles [29 km]
Blaine   [Map]   5,311   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Everson   [Map]   2,699   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ferndale   [Map]   14,026   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alderwood.

Communities Also Named Alderwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Alderwood - they are located in New Brunswick and Ontario.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alderwood. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alderwood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alderwood.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alderwood:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alderwood ...

Looking for more information about Alderwood? 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.

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

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About Whatcom County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Whatcom County: www.co.whatcom.wa.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alderwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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- Alderwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alderwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.7787, Longitude: -122.5225     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alderwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alderwood.

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