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Parker, Alabama
(Limestone County)

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 The location of Parker 

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Welcome to Parker ...

Parker is located in Limestone County.

Parker is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Communities near Parker ...

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

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ardmore   [Map]   1,357   N   18 miles [29 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Decatur   [Map]   55,437   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Flint City   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   190,582   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   E   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Parker ...

While we believe that this Parker is located in Limestone County, we know of another 3 Alabama communities named Parker. Those communities are located in the following counties: Coffee, Elmore and Sumter County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 41 communities that are also named Parker - they are located in Arizona (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (2), Michigan, Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia and Washington.

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

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 Parker. 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 Parker. 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 Parker.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parker ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Parker. 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
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Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Parker. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parker. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7145, Longitude: -86.8153     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Parker 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 Parker.

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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 Parker.



 
 
 

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