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Mount Gilead, Alabama
(Barbour County)

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Welcome to Mount Gilead ...

Mount Gilead is located in Barbour County.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Gilead: Mt. Gilead

Mount Gilead is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Mount Gilead is located in the (334) area code.

Communities near Mount Gilead ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2015<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Eddy - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Comer   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,596   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hurtsboro   [Map]   600   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Midway   [Map]   488   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Mount Gilead ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Mount Gilead: This one is located in Barbour County and the other is located in Calhoun County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 13 communities that are also named Mount Gilead - they are located in Kentucky (3), North Carolina (3), Ohio (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2) and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mount Gilead.

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 Mount Gilead. 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 Mount Gilead. 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 Mount Gilead.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Mount Gilead:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Gilead ...

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

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) Mount Gilead. 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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Gilead. 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 Mount Gilead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Mount Gilead. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Gilead) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Gilead. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0899, Longitude: -85.2383     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Gilead have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Gilead.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Mount Gilead.



 
 
 

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