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Town Of Alford<br>5 Alford Center Road<br>Alford, MA 01230<br>  
Town Of Alford<br>5 Alford Center Road<br>Alford, MA 01230<br>  
== Quick History  ==
=== Quick History  ===
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Town Hall


Town Of Alford
5 Alford Center Road
Alford, MA 01230

Quick History

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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.




Church History and Records




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

Military History and Records

Civil War, 1861-1865



Town Records

Vital Records

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

Societies, Libraries and Museums



  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].

Adjacent towns: Berkshire Co.: Egremont | Great Barrington | West Stockbridge | New York: Columbia Co.: Austerlitz | Hillsdale