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Widows Creek Station, Alabama

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Welcome to Widows Creek Station ...

Widows Creek Station is located in Jackson County.

A typical abbreviation for Widows Creek Station: Widows Crk. Sta. (or less commonly used: Widows Ck. Sta. or Widows Cr. Sta.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Widows Creek Station for more information about variations on the name of Widows Creek Station.

Widows Creek Station is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Widows Creek Station: (256) and (938)<2>

Communities near Widows Creek Station ...

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

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Copenhagen - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   974   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Hytop   [Map]   349   W   18 miles [29 km]
Ider   [Map]   716   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pisgah   [Map]   711   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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 Widows Creek Station. 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 Widows Creek Station. 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 Widows Creek Station.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Widows Creek Station:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Widows Creek Station ...

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

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

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







Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Widows Creek Station - 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 Widows Creek Station.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Widows Creek Station. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9259, Longitude: -85.7605     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Widows Creek Station 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 Widows Creek Station.

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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 Widows Creek Station.



 
 
 

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