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Alderson, West Virginia
Welcome to Alderson ...
The location of Alderson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alderson has a population of 1,125 people<3> (see below for details).
Alderson is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Alderson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Alderson: (304) & (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alderson had an population of 1,125 people. This is a decrease of 4.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.12% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alderson had a population of 1,184 people. This makes Alderson the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Alderson represents 0.06% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 99th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,184 people, the population of Alderson increased 8.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,091 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alderson.
Communities Also Named Alderson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alderson - they are located in Alberta, Illinois, Michigan, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alderson.
Communities near Alderson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alderson.
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 Alderson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alderson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alderson. 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 Alderson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alderson. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Alderson.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alderson ...
Looking for more information about Alderson? 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 Alderson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alderson.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 11 Jul 2020