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Big Cove, Alabama

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Welcome to Big Cove ...

Big Cove is located in Madison County.

A typical abbreviation for Big Cove: Big Cv.

Big Cove is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Big Cove lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Big Cove (for example, toward Trenton (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Big Cove: (256) and (938)<2>

Communities near Big Cove ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Big Cove and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Grant   [Map]   903   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gurley   [Map]   788   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   190,582   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,800   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   1,785   SE   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Big Cove.

Communities Also Named Big Cove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Big Cove - it's located in New Brunswick.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Big Cove.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Big Cove. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Big Cove. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Big Cove.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Big Cove:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Cove ...

Looking for more information about Big Cove? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Big Cove? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Big Cove, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Big Cove.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Big Cove. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The Communities of Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Big Cove. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Cove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Big Cove.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Big Cove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Big Cove) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Big Cove. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Big Cove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Cove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6673, Longitude: -86.4889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Big Cove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Big Cove.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Big Cove.



 
 
 

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