So far, we have found very little information about Canaan. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Canaan to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Canaan, please Contact Us.
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Our information shows that the community of Canaan is historic. The information below applies to the area where Canaan would have been located.
Time Zone: The area where Canaan was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)
Telephone Area Codes for surrounding area: (256), (938)<2>
Elevation: 520 feet [158.5 m] above sea level<3>
GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<4>
For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Canaan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7937, Longitude: -87.6889 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Canaan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds
|Lat: ||34° 47' 37"|
|Lon: ||-87° 41' 20"|
Name of USGS Topo Map:<5> Florence
Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Canaan
|GNIS ID: 145098 |
|FIPS State / Place Code: None |
(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Canaan)