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Fort Mitchell, Alabama

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Welcome to Fort Mitchell ...

Fort Mitchell is located in Russell County.

A typical abbreviation for Fort Mitchell: Ft. Mitchell

Fort Mitchell is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Note: While Fort Mitchell is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Fort Mitchell: (334)

The ZIP code for Fort Mitchell: 36856<2>

Communities near Fort Mitchell ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fort Mitchell and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Fontaine Village   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Holy Trinity   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,570   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,300   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Baker Village (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bibb City (GA)   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Fort Mitchell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Fort Mitchell - they are located in Kentucky and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fort Mitchell.

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 Fort Mitchell. 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 Fort Mitchell. 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 Fort Mitchell.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fort Mitchell:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Mitchell ...

Looking for more information about Fort Mitchell? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fort Mitchell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Fort Mitchell.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Fort Mitchell. 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.

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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Mitchell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Fort Mitchell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fort Mitchell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fort Mitchell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Mitchell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Mitchell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3415, Longitude: -85.0216     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fort Mitchell 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 Fort Mitchell.

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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 Fort Mitchell.


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