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White Oak, Alabama
(Marshall County)

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Welcome to White Oak ...

White Oak is located in Marshall County.

White Oak is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

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

Communities near White Oak ...

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

Community   2015<4>
Altoona   [Map]   924   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,295   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,899   S   18 miles [29 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,848   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Geraldine   [Map]   902   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named White Oak ...

While we believe that this White Oak is located in Marshall County, we know of another 3 Alabama communities named White Oak. Those communities are located in the following counties: Barbour, Franklin and Henry County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 62 communities that are also named White Oak - they are located in Arkansas (4), Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Iowa (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland (3), Michigan (2), Mississippi (3), Missouri, North Carolina (7), Ohio (4), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (4), Tennessee (4), Texas (4), Virginia (5), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

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

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 White Oak. 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 White Oak. 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 White Oak.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Oak ...

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

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) White Oak. 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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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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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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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for White Oak. 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 White Oak - 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 White Oak.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Oak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2404, Longitude: -86.2444     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White Oak 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 White Oak.

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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 White Oak.


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