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Iron City, Alabama

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Welcome to Iron City ...

Iron City is located in Calhoun County.

Iron City is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Area codes for Iron City: (256) & (938)<2>

Communities near Iron City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Iron City and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Blue Mountain   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fruithurst   [Map]   282   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Heflin   [Map]   3,499   E   5 miles [8 km]
Hobson City   [Map]   768   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,222   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Iron City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Iron City - they are located in Colorado, Georgia (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee and Utah.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Iron City.

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 Iron City. 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 Iron City. 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 Iron City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Iron City:

Websites for Iron City ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Iron City ...

Looking for more information about Iron City? 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 Iron City? 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 Iron City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Iron City.

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) Iron City. 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
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Iron City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Iron City - 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 Iron City.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Iron City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Iron City) 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 Iron City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Iron City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Iron City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6679, Longitude: -85.6641     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Iron City 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 Iron City.

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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 Iron City.


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