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Wheeling, Alabama

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Welcome to Wheeling ...

Although we found mention of Wheeling during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Wheeling was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

While we are confident that Wheeling was located in Jefferson County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Wheeling to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Wheeling - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Wheeling, please Contact Us.




When the people of Wheeling refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Wheelingite<2>

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Wheeling might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Wheeling would be found within the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Wheeling ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Wheeling - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana (3), Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri and West Virginia.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. 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
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
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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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The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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







Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Wheeling and then turned east". While Wheeling could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Wheeling as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Wheeling could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Wheeling refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Wheeling may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wheeling.



 
 
 

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