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New Town, Alabama
(Jackson County)

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 The location of New Town 

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Welcome to New Town ...

New Town is located in Jackson County.

New Town is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for New Town: (256) & (938)<2>

Communities near New Town ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from New Town and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Bridgeport   [Map]   2,355   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dutton   [Map]   310   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,346   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   974   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hytop   [Map]   349   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ider   [Map]   716   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named New Town ...

While we believe that this New Town is located in Jackson County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named New Town. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jefferson and Montgomery County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 24 communities that are also named New Town - they are located in Arkansas (2), Georgia (2), Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi (2), New Jersey, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee (3) and Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for New Town.

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 New Town. 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 New Town. 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 New Town.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for New Town:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Town ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) New Town. 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Town. 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 New Town - 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 New Town.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from New Town. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- New Town) 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 New Town. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Town. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8734, Longitude: -85.8175     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Town 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 New Town.

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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 New Town.


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