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Alder, Colorado
Town
Alder in winter
Alder in winter
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Saguache
Elevation
8,543 ft (2,604 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)

Alder is an abandoned town located in Saguache County, Colorado, United States.

A post office called Alder was established in 1881, and remained in operation until 1927. The community takes its name from nearby Alder Creek.

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