Category: Community Profile
Small town treasure!
Alcester, founded in 1883, is located in Union county. At the time of the 2010 census, Alcester was home to 807 inhabitants.
Alcester is near to I-80 and holds the annual Union county fair each summer, which offers a variety of family fun.
In our own words:
Long time businesses in Alcester include the Alcester Union newspaper (now the Alcester Union & Hudsonite), Lincoln-Union Electric Company (now Southeastern Electric Cooperative, Inc.), State Bank of Alcester, Morningside Manor, Alkota Cleaning Systems, Inc. and Custom Coils. Alcester is also home to a grocery store, convenience store, two restaurants, a library, medical and dental office, drug store, two bars, hair salons, a chiropractor, insurance agencies, thrift store, furniture store, hardware store, grain elevator and more. Farming and agriculture are also very important to the community.
Alcester is very proud of the Alcester-Hudson School, which was nationally recognized as a Blue Ribbon School in 2005.