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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Massachusetts|Massachustts]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Berkshire County, Massachusetts|Berkshire County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Alford''  
  
 
== Town Hall  ==
 
== Town Hall  ==
  
[http://www.townofalford.org/ http://www.townofalford.org/]<br>
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[http://www.townofalford.org/ http://www.townofalford.org/]  
  
Town Of Alford<br>5 Alford Center Road<br>Alford, MA 01230<br>
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Town Of Alford<br>5 Alford Center Road<br>Alford, MA 01230<br>  
  
 
== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
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{{Wikipedia|Alford, Massachusetts}}
  
 
==== Establishment and former town name(s) <ref name="MaTowns">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].</ref>  ====
 
==== Establishment and former town name(s) <ref name="MaTowns">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].</ref>  ====
  
'''16 February 1713:''' Established as the district of Alford from part of [[Great Barrington, Massachusetts|Great Barrington]] and certain common lands. (Province Laws, Vol. V, p. 236) <br>
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'''16 February 1713:''' Established as the district of Alford from part of [[Great Barrington, Massachusetts|Great Barrington]] and certain common lands. (Province Laws, Vol. V, p. 236) <br>  
  
 
'''23 August 1775:''' Made a town, by general act under which districts became towns.  
 
'''23 August 1775:''' Made a town, by general act under which districts became towns.  
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'''Section/Villages within the town:''' Alford Center, East Alford, West Alford  
 
'''Section/Villages within the town:''' Alford Center, East Alford, West Alford  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alford,_Massachusetts Wikipedia]
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes <ref name="MaTowns">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].</ref>  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes <ref name="MaTowns">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].</ref>  ====
  
'''11 February 1779:''' Part of [[Great Barrington, Massachusetts|Great Barrington]] annexed. <br>
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'''11 February 1779:''' Part of [[Great Barrington, Massachusetts|Great Barrington]] annexed.  
  
'''6 February 1790:''' Bounds between Alford and [[Egremont, Massachusetts|Egremont]]<br>
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'''6 February 1790:''' Bounds between Alford and [[Egremont, Massachusetts|Egremont]]  
  
'''18 February 1819:''' Part of [[Great Barrington, Massachusetts|Great Barrington]]<br>
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'''18 February 1819:''' Part of [[Great Barrington, Massachusetts|Great Barrington]]  
  
 
'''17 March 1847:''' Part of [[West Stockbridge, Massachusetts|West Stockbridge]] annexed.  
 
'''17 March 1847:''' Part of [[West Stockbridge, Massachusetts|West Stockbridge]] annexed.  
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#[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:607267 USGS GNIS FID 607267]  
 
#[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:607267 USGS GNIS FID 607267]  
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#[http://massachusetts.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,alford,fid,607267.cfm Hometown Locator]
 
#[http://massachusetts.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,alford,fid,607267.cfm Hometown Locator]
  
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#Vital Records of Alford Massachusetts to the Year 1850 [http://books.google.com/books?id=5qtOMetxiNUC&printsec=titlepage&dq=Vital+Records+of+Alford,+Massachusetts&source=gbs_summary_r&cad=0 Google Books]
 
#Vital Records of Alford Massachusetts to the Year 1850 [http://books.google.com/books?id=5qtOMetxiNUC&printsec=titlepage&dq=Vital+Records+of+Alford,+Massachusetts&source=gbs_summary_r&cad=0 Google Books]
  
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{{reflist}} {{Berkshire County, Massachusetts}}
  
 
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Revision as of 18:16, 4 May 2010

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Contents

Town Hall

http://www.townofalford.org/

Town Of Alford
5 Alford Center Road
Alford, MA 01230

Quick History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Alford, Massachusetts

Establishment and former town name(s) [1]

16 February 1713: Established as the district of Alford from part of Great Barrington and certain common lands. (Province Laws, Vol. V, p. 236)

23 August 1775: Made a town, by general act under which districts became towns.

Archiac name: Podunke, Podunkville, Shawanon Purchase

Section/Villages within the town: Alford Center, East Alford, West Alford

Boundary Changes [1]

11 February 1779: Part of Great Barrington annexed.

6 February 1790: Bounds between Alford and Egremont

18 February 1819: Part of Great Barrington

17 March 1847: Part of West Stockbridge annexed.

Neighboring Communities

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Directories

History

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 607267
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Military History and Records

Civil War, 1861-1865

Newspapers

Taxation

Town Records

Vital Records

  1. Vital Records of Alford Massachusetts to the Year 1850 Google Books

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].