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Dry Cove, Alabama

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Welcome to Dry Cove ...

So far, we have found very little information about Dry Cove. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Dry Cove to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Dry Cove, please Contact Us.




Dry Cove would have been located within present day Jackson County.

A typical abbreviation for Dry Cove: Dry Cv.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Dry Cove is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Dry Cove was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

The location where Dry Cove once stood is in the (256) & (938)<3> area codes.

Communities near Dry Cove ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Dry Cove and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2015<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Fyffe   [Map]   1,023   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grant   [Map]   903   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   S   18 miles [29 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   974   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,800   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   1,785   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Dry Cove no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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
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Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Dry Cove, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dry Cove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Dry Cove.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Dry Cove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dry 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 Dry 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 Dry Cove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dry Cove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6215, Longitude: -86.1419     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dry Cove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dry Cove.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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



 
 
 

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